A battle is on over the constitutionality of indefinite immigrant detention.
Purvi Patel was sentenced to 20 years in prison over the death of her unborn child. A court on Friday overturned that conviction.
At least four people have died in the backs of private prison transport vans since 2012 — two from ulcers that coroners later said could have been easily treated. Another dozen prisoners and guards have died in crashes since 2000.
Even short-term stays in immigration detention can be harmful to children, say mental health experts. So why does the US government still hold young asylum-seekers?
A report says federal agents will conduct 30 days of immigration raids targeting Central American women and children who came to the US illegally after 2014. Some undocumented immigrants set up a phone tree to help them prepare.
Lesbian, gay and transgender people are feeling the impact of a proposed law that prevents discussion of LGBT issues. The place is Kyrgyzstan, a former Soviet republic that is closely allied with Russia. Kyrgyz gays say the legislation coincides with a wave of homophobia and hate crimes.
A judge in Mexico on Monday ruled that Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, one of the most violent heads of any drug cartel in Mexico, can be extradited to face drug trafficking charges in the US.
It's not just the UK's Labour Party. British Jews say there's long been a problem with anti-Semitism on the political left in Britain.
A surprising and perhaps landmark decision shows how climate change could pose a unique challenge for the legal system.
An international panel of investigators has wrapped up its probe into the apparent massacre of 43 students in southern Mexico in 2014. The panel now accuses the Mexican government of stonewalling their investigation into the student's disappearance.