3026 ABA Journal Federal Government articles.
A federal judge found Washington, D.C., jail officials in civil contempt Wednesday for failing to promptly forward medical records of a U.S. Capitol riot defendant with a broken hand to federal officials who would approve surgery.
Oct 14, 2021 1:03 PM CDT
“A lot of people frequent the hotline, so you build a relationship with these callers who are really trying their best to understand the process,” says Emma Yznaga, who was an intern with the ABA Commission on Immigration’s Detention and Legal Orientation Program Information Line for four months.
Oct 13, 2021 4:08 PM CDT
Former President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege to fight a request for presidential records sought by the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot
. Can he do that after his presidential term ends?
Oct 12, 2021 12:28 PM CDT
Top Justice Department lawyers and White House counsel Pat Cipollone threatened mass resignations during a White House meeting in which they opposed President Donald Trump’s plan to install a loyalist as acting attorney general to help him overturn the election results through voter fraud investigations.
Oct 8, 2021 11:25 AM CDT
People with jobs that qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program can now get credits from previously ineligible loan plans, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday.
Oct 7, 2021 12:06 PM CDT
The federal government has standing to sue over Texas’ restriction abortion law, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, when he blocked the law as “flagrantly unconstitutional.”
Oct 7, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a ban on private prisons in California unconstitutionally restricts the federal government’s authority to operate private detention facilities in the state.
Oct 6, 2021 11:42 AM CDT
Resolution 801 urges organizations and governments to cooperate with the Department of the Interior’s Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative and hand over school records to help uncover the truth of what happened at the boarding schools.
Oct 1, 2021 1:10 AM CDT
An arbitrator has ruled that former President Donald Trump cannot enforce a nondisclosure agreement with Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide and a contestant on The Apprentice
Sep 29, 2021 1:17 PM CDT
Federal courts should be able to continue operations for about two weeks if Congress fails to pass a bill to extend government funding by midnight Thursday, when funding expires for most federal agencies.
Sep 29, 2021 10:59 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced a proposed rule to “preserve and fortify” the program that protects immigrants brought to the country illegally as children from deportation.
Sep 27, 2021 1:40 PM CDT
This month’s Asked and Answered podcast is looking at how advocacy has changed in the country’s highest court. It’s part of a special series on how lawyers’ work has changed over the years.
Sep 27, 2021 9:00 AM CDT
A conservative law professor wrote a memo telling then-Vice President Mike Pence how he could give then-President Donald Trump an election win when Congress counted Electoral College votes Jan. 6.
Sep 22, 2021 2:36 PM CDT
The ABA filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that asks justices to uphold Roe v. Wade
and adhere to its precedent recognizing the right to an abortion prior to the viability of the fetus when it hears a case scheduled for the October term.
Sep 20, 2021 4:40 PM CDT
DOJ seeks to stop Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan
The U.S. trustee for the Justice Department has filed a motion to halt a judge’s approval of a controversial bankruptcy plan for…
Sep 17, 2021 4:15 PM CDT
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