Judge Blocks Trump Admin. Rule on Third-Country Asylum Seekers

U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly said that the administration violated the Administrative Procedure Act when adopting the policy.

A Modest Win for the Constitution

By making the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accountable to the president, the Supreme Court has done right — but it

Police Investigating Protesters after Confrontation with Armed St. Louis Homeowners

Law enforcement is determining whether the protesters committed trespassing and fourth-degree assault by intimidation.

Federal Judge Rules Cuomo, De Blasio Exceeded Authority by Restricting Religious Services While Condoning Protests

U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe granted a preliminary injunction blocking New York from enforcing its coronavirus restrictions on religious services.

Trump Admin. Asks Supreme Court to Repeal Obamacare

A brief was filed on Thursday night to request the repeal of the Affordable Care Act of 2017.

Senate Passes Hong Kong Sanctions Bill following White House Delay

The bill places sanctions on individuals, entities, and banks that help facilitate greater Chinese control over Hong Kong.

Nadler Plans to Subpoena Barr after Saying He ‘Deserves Impeachment’

Democrats have called to investigate Barr over the abrupt decision to oust Manhattan’s top federal prosecutor, Geoffrey Berman.

N.Y. Judge Extends Initial Detention Period for Looters Due to Civil Unrest

Holding facilities in the city have seen an increase in suspects arrested either for looting or peacefully protesting after an

Rosenstein to Testify to Senate Committee Probing Russiagate Origins

Rosenstein is slated to testify on June 3 during the first public hearing of the committee’s probe.

DOJ Drops Insider Trading Probe Into Three Senators, Still Investigating Burr for Coronavirus Sell-Off

The Justice Department has dropped insider-trading investigations into three senators but remains focused on Senator Richard Burr.

DOJ Claims California’s Lockdown Shows ‘Unequal Treatment of Faith Communities’

Eric S. Dreiband wrote in a letter to Newsom that the state’s determination showed an “unequal treatment of faith communities.”

District Attorney Stopped Officers from Making Arrests after Ahmaud Arbery Shooting, County Commissioner Claims

Video of the incident in which the McMichaels, who are white, shoot and kill Arbery, who is black, sparked national

Michigan Republican Lawmakers Sue Gov. Whitmer over State of Emergency Extension

Whitmer extended the state of emergency to last through May 28, which Republican leaders say would require legislative approval.

Federal Judge Blocks Some Restrictions on Kansas Religious Gatherings

District Judge John Broomes criticized Kansas governor Laura Kelly’s executive order as targeting religious institutions.

Australian High Court Overturns Cardinal George Pell’s Sex-Abuse Conviction, Vatican Applauds Decision

The ruling ends the most high-profile criminal case of alleged sexual misconduct to rock the Roman Catholic Church.

Coronavirus Is No Excuse to Delay the Education Department’s New Title IX Regulations

Those making this argument are taking advantage of a crisis to try to keep due process out of college campuses.

Michael Avenatti Found Guilty on All Counts in Nike Extortion Trial

Attorney Michael Avenatti was found guilty on all counts in his Nike extortion trial on Friday and faces a sentence

Former Justice Department Attorney Warns That Prosecutorial Abuses Go Beyond FISA Process

In a memo, Ankush Khardori, who recently left the DOJ, alleges the misuse of another obscure bureaucratic mechanism to skirt

Pornhub’s System for Removing Nonconsensual Content Doesn’t Work, Investigation Finds

Pornhub pushes users towards content that was recorded nonconsensually, an investigation of the company’s practices has found.

Families of Soldiers Fallen or Wounded in Afghanistan Sue Contractors for Allegedly Paying Protection Money to Taliban

Families of American troops and contractors killed in Afghanistan have sued U.S. and international contractors involved in Afghan reconstruction projects

Missing Footage from Epstein’s Jail Cell Resurfaces after Prosecutors Claimed It ‘No Longer Exists’

A day after claiming that surveillance footage from Jeffery Epstein’s July 23 suicide attempt was missing, prosecutors confirmed that the