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Biden executive orders affect Trump policies challenged in lawsuits

Executive orders, memoranda and proclamations signed by President Joe Biden on Wednesday aim to repeal many Trump administration policies that had been challenged in lawsuits.

Supreme Court will decide legality of work requirements for Medicaid recipients

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lawfully authorized Arkansas and New Hampshire to test work requirements for Medicaid recipients.

Judge who forced child into lockup, traded F-words with defendant, loses retention bid

A Cook County, Illinois, judge shown on video forcing a child into a holding cell is only the second judge in the county to lose a retention bid since 1990. Judge Jackie Portman-Brown fell short of the 60% “yes” vote needed to retain her seat.

Afternoon Briefs: Judge requires report disclaimer; $2.1B baby powder verdict allowed to stand

Judge requires disclaimer in cop commission report

U.S. District Judge John Bates of the District of Columbia has said President Donald Trump’s national commission on policing can’t release a report…

Trump administration wins only 36% of time before GOP-appointed judges in agency rule challenges, study finds

Going before judges appointed by GOP presidents hasn’t helped President Donald Trump much in agency matters, a new study has found.

Afternoon Briefs: Judge orders sweep for undelivered ballots; Chamber of Commerce worries US is ignoring injunction

Judge orders postal sweep for undelivered ballots

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of Washington, D.C., has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep 12 key postal districts for undelivered ballots…

Census Bureau announces end to population count after Supreme Court action

The U.S. Census Bureau ended its 2020 count Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed an end to data collection.

Barrett won’t give her opinion on ‘contentious matter’ of climate change

Are climate change and global warming happening? U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said she wouldn't comment on the "contentious matter" at her confirmation hearing Wednesday.

Afternoon Briefs: DOJ admits sticky note mistake; DA’s wife-hiring plot conviction mostly overturned

Scanned sticky notes on Michael Flynn documents altered dates, DOJ admits

The Department of Justice has acknowledged that FBI agents’ sticky notes weren’t removed from documents before they were scanned…

Afternoon Briefs: SCOTUS moves quickly in census case; judge stops policing commission work

Supreme Court expedites case on census count

The U.S. Supreme Court is moving quickly in a case challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to exclude from the census count immigrants who…

Afternoon Briefs: State files 100th lawsuit challenging Trump policies; 2 more firms reverse pay cuts

California files 100th suit against Trump administration

California and 21 other states have filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration rule that curtails the scope of environmental reviews conducted to…

Afternoon Briefs: BigLaw firm eases pay cuts; virtual law firm expands into US

Katten Muchin partly restores pay

Katten Muchin Rosenman has trimmed pay cuts announced in April. The firm had cut pay by up to 20% for lawyers and business professionals…

In ‘defiant stance’ after Supreme Court ruling, US will reject new DACA applications

The Trump administration is limiting the program that deferred deportation for some younger immigrants as it reviews a loss in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Does DACA decision let Trump refuse to enforce US laws? Law prof who talked to White House thinks so

President Donald Trump is taking an expansive view of presidential power that apparently relies on the views of a Bush administration lawyer who wrote the memo used to justify waterboarding.

US drops plan to revoke visas of foreign students taking all online classes after Harvard and MIT sue

The Trump administration has dropped plans to revoke visas of foreign college students who are taking all online courses this fall, a federal judge announced on Tuesday.

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