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Feb 9, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The tattered document dates back to 1300, 85 years after King John of England was compelled to sign the first agreement limiting the rights of kings.
Jan 27, 2015 08:21 AM ET
It's a notion that might fly under the radar a bit, but not all prisons are state or federally run. Some corrections facilities are in effect outsourced to private firms. Julia explains.
Jan 17, 2015 07:01 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Tanzania is taking legal steps to stem the murder of albinos for their body parts in magic rituals. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2015 11:10 AM ET
The recent Charlie Hebdo killings have put a new focus on gun control efforts in European nations. Chastity Vicencio surveys legislation on the continent.
Dec 14, 2014 04:30 PM ET // John Upton, Climate Central
In the early hours of Sunday morning, bleary-eyed dealmakers from nearly 200 countries and the European Union set a framework for an agreement that would take an unprecedented approach to slowing climate change.
Dec 12, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Law enforcement officials are taking advantage of new tools of computer science, machine learning and big data to figure out where criminals may strike next.
Dec 8, 2014 09:31 AM ET
Recent high-profile cases have Americans wondering about the basics of a grand jury -- how it differs from a regular jury, and what the grand jurors' duties consist of. Trace explains how this part of our legal system works.
Dec 4, 2014 12:05 PM ET // Stephen Edelstein, Green Car Reports
A plan by the oil lobby details efforts to derail California's clean-energy legislation.
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