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Appeals court lifts TRO against Mary Trump publisher
A New York appeals court on Wednesday lifted a temporary restraining order that blocked Simon & Schuster from publishing a tell-all book…
Jul 2, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether the House Judiciary Committee may access redacted grand jury materials referenced in the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller.
Jul 2, 2020 11:25 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is arguing that the Affordable Care Act must be struck down in its entirety because of Congress’ decision to lower the tax penalty to zero for failure to carry health insurance.
Jun 29, 2020 4:48 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to the federal government’s new lethal injection procedure.
Jun 29, 2020 11:20 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau violates the separation of powers because it concentrates power in a single director who is removable only for cause.
Jun 29, 2020 10:56 AM CDT
A federal appeals court in a pair of rulings held Friday that the Trump administration’s diversion of military money to build a wall between the United States and Mexico was illegal.
Jun 26, 2020 3:26 PM CDT
A former California state and federal trial judge told Congress Thursday that COVID-19 has opened the judiciary to new technology, and he doesn’t expect that “we’re ever going back to where we were before.”
Jun 26, 2020 11:59 AM CDT
With the confirmation Wednesday of Cory Wilson to a federal appeals court, President Donald Trump has appointed 200 federal judges.
Jun 25, 2020 9:57 AM CDT
In a normal June, the U.S. Supreme Court issues the last of the term’s opinions, many of which are in its most contentious and divided cases. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg once referred to people coming to the courtroom to “watch the show.” But the show has not gone on during the time of quarantine.
Jun 25, 2020 9:22 AM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., refused Saturday to block the publication of a tell-all book by former National Security Adviser John Bolton while warning of possible consequences.
Jun 22, 2020 11:02 AM CDT
The Manhattan U.S. attorney, who says he was surprised by an announcement of his resignation late Friday, has been replaced by his deputy on an acting basis after a tense standoff with U.S. Attorney General William Barr.
Jun 22, 2020 9:40 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Trump administration’s decision to phase out a program that deferred deportation for some immigrants.
Jun 18, 2020 9:10 AM CDT
Officer is charged in death of Rayshard Brooks
Former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe has been charged with felony murder and other charges in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks…
Jun 17, 2020 4:53 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to delay publication of a tell-all book by former National Security Adviser John Bolton, a day before major newspapers began reporting on its contents.
Jun 17, 2020 3:46 PM CDT
Trump signs executive order encouraging chokehold limits
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that encourages better policing practices. The order allocates discretionary grants to police departments that seek…
Jun 16, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
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