Capitol bureau reporter Seaborn Larson covers justice-related areas of state government and organizations that wield power.
A citizen group espousing the need for judicial integrity is backtracking claims on its website.
Bart Crabtree, president of the Montana State Council on Judicial Accountability, was convicted in 2017 of embezzling more than $5,000 from a …
The corrections officer said his promotions were stifled after he raised the alarm about rape allegations at the Montana Women's Prison.
"I think we're ready to move on to the next chapter," longtime weed opponent Steve Zabawa said Friday.
Justice Jim Shea authored the opinion Thursday, writing neither the state Constitution nor its framers' recorded intent required an independent commission to screen judicial applicants.
Montana is on track to ink a new contract with the private prison near Shelby by the end of the month, a deal that's come together under an different landscape than previous negotiations.
A District Court judge on Monday extended a temporary order blocking the implementation of a campus carry law passed by legislators earlier this year.