Almost 600 dogs and cats were rescued from a suspected puppy mills. The owner denied mistreatment of the animals and wants them returned to her. Federal and state law may apply when someone raises animals and sells them. Read more about this case and the regulation of animal breeding businesses.
Some states, including California, continue to consider legalization of controlled substances. Some drugs have medicinal uses, such as marijuana. Patients could benefit from legal use of such drugs, and legalization could mean tax revenue for state governments. Read about the legal issues involved.
The Los Angeles County Coroner has ruled that Michael Jackson's death was a homicide, caused by a lethal combination of prescription drugs. Find out what this ruling means for Jackson's doctor.
In the recent shooting at a Pennsylvania gym, the shooter blogged about his plans. Usually, there's no duty to report plotted crimes if you see something posted on the Internet. However, morals still apply, and you can report your concerns to the police to help avoid a crime from being committed.
If your property is seized as a part of a criminal investigation, don't expect it to be returned quickly, or intact. Property can be kept for an indefinite time as evidence in a case. Do keep records, including pictures, of any seized items. Legal action may not ensure return of your items.
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