U.S. judicial system
President Obama has nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to be a federal judge. If confirmed, he would be the first Muslim American to serve in such a role.
President Obama reduced the sentences of 214 federal prisoners. He said the act reflects his belief that “America is a nation of second chances.”
“I’d like all sides to listen to each other,” President Obama says about the recent killings of two African-American men and five police officers.
A judge has struck down the government's limits on drilling in federal lands using hydraulic fracturing, saying that regulators overstepped their authority.
The Obama administration has issued guidance to schools across America to create an environment where transgender students can feel comfortable.
Public officials must be held to the same standards as citizens. A former Arizona state official admitted to stealing $5.9 million, and now he has to pay.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Abercrombie & Fitch’s failure to accommodate a Muslim woman's hijab headscarf violated her right to freedom of religion.
Baltimore’s mayor, President Obama and Freddie Gray's family condemn the rioting that erupted in Maryland’s largest city following the funeral of Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died from injuries sustained while in police custody.