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Legal news from Saturday, August 14, 2010
by Zach Zagger

A right-wing blogger from New Jersey was convicted by a federal jury Friday for death threats made on his blog against federal judges who upheld a gun control law. Harold "Hal" Turner, a one-time FBI informant on white-supremacist groups, was convicted in Brooklyn of a single count of threatening to assault and murder federal …

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by Andrea Bottorff

US President Barack Obama Friday signed legislation designed to increase security along the US-Mexico border. The Act allocates an additional $600 million toward hiring 1,000 new Border Patrol agents and 200 special agents, building two new border control stations and buying more surveillance tools, including unmanned aircraft drones. The House of …

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