Newgate, the name of a former prison in London. It stood at the western end of Newgate Street. The earliest mention of Newgate Prison in historical records dates from the 12th century. It was rebuilt several times, the last time during the late 18th century. The prison was torn down during 1902-03, and the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey) was built on its site.
The United States has one of the most sophisticated judicial systems in the world. Every day, courts across the country hear thousands of cases and make important rulings. Find out with the judicial system quiz.
When an anthrax attack just after Sept. 11 killed five people and infected 18 more, U.S. residents were sent into a bioterrorism panic. Bioterrorism has actually been around for many centuries, but we keep finding new ways to combat it.