Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stronger oversight of the industry, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.
House lawmakers would consider scaling back mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenders in Massachusetts, opening the door to a potential compromise on a stalled sentencing bill that also eliminates parole for some of the state’s most violent repeat offenders.
Prosecutors in the Roger Clemens perjury case say they made an honest mistake in showing jurors inadmissible evidence and the baseball star should face another trial.
Legal experts say the prosecution’s plan to call Nancy Kerrigan as a witness could backfire if she comes across sympathetic toward her brother during cross-examination by the defense.
Two men charged with dismembering and incinerating the body of man they allegedly killed over a drug debt will be tried separately.