CHARLESTON, S.C. A federal judge on Monday granted a request by Dylann Roof, the white man accused of killing nine black parishioners at a Charleston, S.C., church last year, to represent himself at his death penalty trial.U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel said he believed Roof’s decision was unwise but ruled in court that the defendant had the right and capacity to serve as his own lawyer.Roof faces 33 counts of hate crimes, obstruction of religion and firearms charges stemming from the massacre carried out at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015.
WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. House of Representatives will send its healthcare overhaul plan passed earlier this month to the Senate in a couple of weeks after it receives a final analysis by congressional reviewers, […]
NSJ: How can I lower my tax bill next year? HS: If you are currently renting, purchase a home, if you can. The money you are paying in rent will go toward paying your mortgage. […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. A measure to repeal Obamacare failed a vote in the Senate early Friday. Supporters said the “skinny repeal” measure was designed to send the issue into conference committee with the House but […]