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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review
a Trump administration policy that requires asylum-seekers at the southern border to remain in Mexico while their cases are pending.
Oct 19, 2020 11:29 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the Trump administration can divert $2.5 billion in military funds to pay for the border wall.
Oct 19, 2020 10:16 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump can exclude immigrants in the country illegally from a census report used for reapportionment.
Oct 19, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
A Louisiana man sentenced to life in prison for trying to steal hedge clippers was granted parole Thursday after spending more than 20 years in prison for the crime.
Oct 16, 2020 1:56 PM CDT
The U.S. Census Bureau ended its 2020 count Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed an end to data collection.
Oct 16, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett remained unflappable during her confirmation hearing this week, as she politely deflected questions about her views on cases establishing rights to abortion and same-sex marriage.
Oct 15, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Speaking on what would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday, civil rights lawyer Ben Crump urged attendees of the annual Clio Cloud Conference on Wednesday to use the widespread outrage generated by Floyd’s death at the hands of law enforcement to demand policing reforms.
Oct 14, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett deflected questions on Wednesday about whether she agreed with Justice Antonin Scalia's assertion during oral arguments
that a key provision of the Voting Rights Act is a "perpetuation of racial entitlement."
Oct 14, 2020 9:40 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said Tuesday it’s obvious that racism still exists in the United States, and it is personal for her multiracial family.
Oct 13, 2020 4:17 PM CDT
Judge G. David Guinn knows from his nearly 20 years of experience as a prosecutor that coming to court can be a traumatic experience for many people.
Oct 12, 2020 3:38 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit accusing Yale University of racially discriminating against many Asian and white applicants by considering race at multiple stages of its admissions process and racially balancing its classes.
Oct 9, 2020 10:56 AM CDT
Steven Wright spent several years at the Department of Justice's Voting Section witnessing all manners of election chicanery, voter suppression and dark money campaigns. So when he turned his efforts toward fiction, he decided to write what he knew.
Oct 7, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
Top DOJ officials said to be ‘driving force’ in family separations
Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, told federal prosecutors in 2018 that…
Oct 7, 2020 4:24 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. on Monday blasted the high court’s 2015 decision
finding a constitutional right to same-sex marriage for its “cavalier treatment" of religious objections to such unions.
Oct 5, 2020 1:45 PM CDT
Prosecutors said last week they won’t retry a woman convicted of setting a deadly fire after a judge vacated her conviction partly because of racist emails by prosecutors.
Oct 5, 2020 1:18 PM CDT
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