Across Latin America justice is increasingly wielded to settle political scores. With increasing political polarisation the rule of law is suffering which does not bode well for the long term wellbeing of Latin American nations.
A New York federal judge has ruled that Trump violated the free speech rights of his critics by blocking them on Twitter.
A federal judge in Alexandria on Thursday set a July 10 trial date for Paul Manafort, who faces tax and bank fraud charges.
A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit says the US president's powers to regulate the entry of immigrants into the country are not without limits.
Larry Nassar is also set to be sentenced in January in state court after pleading guilty to additional counts of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting girls under the guise of medical treatment.
Meanwhile, a second judge ordered a freeze on President Trump's newest travel ban order, saying it was essentially targeted at Muslims in violation of the US Constitution.
Honolulu US District Judge Derrick Watson says Hawaii is likely to succeed in proving that US President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban violates federal immigration law.
The court, however, gave US President Donald Trump's administration more leeway to enforce a separate ban on refugees.
Lee Boyd Malvo was 17 when he was arrested for the attacks that killed 10 people in the Washington area in 2002.
US President Donald Trump says his administration would go "all the way up to the Supreme Court" to fight the ruling.
Noor Salman will not go free immediately as the federal judge put her order on hold for at least two days to give prosecutors time to appeal.
US President Donald Trump's remarks come a day after federal judges grilled Justice Department's lawyers during a hearing into his controversial travel ban.
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