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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.
Mar 2, 2020 1:55 PM CST
A federal judge ruled Sunday that Ken Cuccinelli’s appointment to a top immigration position in the Trump administration was unlawful, and he suspended two policies that Cuccinelli issued while in charge.
Mar 2, 2020 11:56 AM CST
DC Circuit tosses suit for McGahn congressional testimony
A federal appeals court has tossed a lawsuit seeking to compel congressional testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn. The…
Feb 28, 2020 4:43 PM CST
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked two Trump administration policies that affect asylum-seekers.
Feb 28, 2020 2:55 PM CST
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez commended on Thursday two federal lawmakers who introduced legislation that would boost support for public defenders with a $250 million grant program.
Feb 28, 2020 12:19 PM CST
The Equal Pay Act does not permit paying lower salaries to women based on their pay histories, according to the en banc 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San…
Feb 28, 2020 10:40 AM CST
DOJ lawyer who risked his career over a footnote dies at 88
A former deputy solicitor general who served under eight presidents, Lawrence Wallace, has died at age 88. Wallace…
Feb 27, 2020 3:40 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it has created a stand-alone denaturalization section to strip citizenship from foreigners who failed to disclose their criminal past or otherwise lied in the naturalization process.
Feb 27, 2020 11:54 AM CST
Trump campaign is suing the New York Times for libel
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it is filing a libel suit against the New York Times for a Feb 26, 2020 3:09 PM CST
The Louisiana-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has withdrawn a July opinion finding a Mississippi sheriffs' deputy could be liable for dropping a mentally disabled man at the county border, where he was later struck and killed by a car.
Feb 24, 2020 11:50 AM CST
Justice Sonia Sotomayor questioned the Supreme Court’s hurry to lift injunctions when she dissented from a decision Friday evening allowing implementation of a new federal rule in Illinois that will bar more poor immigrants from the United States.
Feb 24, 2020 10:10 AM CST
Accusations of sexual harassment against the late Judge Stephen Reinhardt, a federal appeals judge, have led to a call for action by dozens of his former law clerks. Seventy-two former Reinhardt clerks signed an open letter
seeking new procedures for reporting workplace misconduct by judges and supervisors, as well as improved training on sexual harassment.
Feb 21, 2020 12:04 PM CST
On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended a prosecutor in the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case and reprimanded the former general counsel of Pennsylvania State University, where Sandusky had worked as an assistant football coach.
Feb 21, 2020 10:30 AM CST
George Zimmerman sues Buttigieg and Warren over tweets
The neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the murder of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin has filed a defamation suit against Democratic presidential candidates…
Feb 20, 2020 3:56 PM CST
A federal judge sentenced Roger Stone to 40 months in prison Thursday, less than the seven-to-nine-year sentence initially recommended by prosecutors.
Feb 20, 2020 12:46 PM CST
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