A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered a new sentencing hearing for convicted police killer and death-row activist Mumia Abu-Jamal, finding for a second time that the death-penalty instructions given to the jury at his 1982 trial were potentially misleading. Full story
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling so police will not be allowed to question people’s immigration status if they’re stopped or arrest them without a warrant. Telemundo’s Jose Diaz Balart joins the conversation.
A federal appeals court has upheld a ban on part of the controversial Arizona law that would require police to hold people they suspected were in the U.S. illegally. NBC's Pete Williams reports.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris joined in asking a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume while the court considers the constitutionality of the state's voter-approved ban.. KNBC's Conan Nolan reports.
In 2003 the FCC doled out over $1.2 million in fines for a bare bottom shown in an episode of NYPD Blue. Today, a federal appeals court rewrote that wrong. Lawrence O’Donnell looks at the controversy and the controversial scene that started it.
Carrie Tedrick and Wendy Rae Hill, who are engaged, discuss waiting for a federal appeals court decision on the fate of Proposition 8.
FILE - In this Sunday Feb. 1, 2004 file photo, entertainer Janet Jackson, left, covers her breast after her outfit came undone during the half time performance with Justin Timberlake at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston. The Supreme Court on Monday, May 4, 2009 ordered a federal appeals court to re-ex
In this file photo, former newspaper tycoon Conrad Black enters the federal court in Chicago. Black was freed on a $2 million bond after being granted bail by a federal appeals court, weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court kicked his 2007 fraud conviction back to a lower court.