The Trump Administration Lost The Fight Over The Census Citizenship Question. Now They Have To Pay The Challengers.
The administration already agreed to pay $2.7 million to the ACLU and others. It is now facing requests for as much as $12 million from challengers in Maryland.
An Appeals Court Ruled That, Yes, Sleep And Soap Count As “Safe And Sanitary” Conditions For Detained Immigrant Kids
The Justice Department unsuccessfully challenged a judge’s order enforcing a 1997 settlement agreement about conditions for immigrant children in US custody.
Matthew Whitaker’s Conflict Of Interest Forms Weren't Screened Until Just Before Trump Put Him In Charge Of The DOJ. They Were Incomplete.
A Justice Department official said that because of an “administrative error,” no one vetted Whitaker’s financial disclosure forms for nearly a year while he served as then–attorney general Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff.
Trump, his campaign, and his companies have used arbitration to try to move potentially damaging and embarrassing claims out of the public court process.
While victims of international terrorism can hold terrorist groups accountable in court, the legal path is less clear in cases of domestic terrorism.
Trump Is Suing Over A California Law That Would Force Him To Disclose His Tax Returns To Be On The Ballot
Trump and the Republican National Committee are arguing that California can't force candidates to disclose their tax returns in order to appear on the presidential primary ballot.
The El Paso Shooting Is Being Treated As “Domestic Terrorism,” But The Suspected Shooter May Not Be Charged As A Terrorist
Officials are investigating a potential “hate crime” connection to the mass shooting. Even if there is, such crimes aren’t usually prosecuted under US terrorism laws.
Now the only way Kavanaugh could be investigated is if Congress decided to do something about it — and so far, lawmakers haven't.
A judge gave the government leeway to keep separating immigrant families if parents had a criminal history or were deemed unfit. The ACLU claims the feds pushed that line too far.
A majority of the justices ruled the administration had shown at this stage of the case that it was likely to win.
The Justice Department announced a new single-drug lethal injection protocol and set execution dates for five men convicted of murder.
Trump And Hope Hicks Spoke With Michael Cohen Right Before He Organized Hush Money For Stormy Daniels
“I and members of the Trump Organization were directed by Mr. Trump to handle the Stormy Daniels’ matter, including making the hush money payment,” Cohen told BuzzFeed News from prison.
The judge found that Stone violated her previous order limiting what he could say publicly about his case.
Trump said he would direct federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department — a plan Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had rejected in favor of adding the question.
Federal judges in California, Maryland, and New York rejected DOJ’s first attempt at switching lawyers, saying the government didn’t submit enough information about the late change.
The 4th Circuit questioned whether the lawsuit filed by DC and Maryland against Trump was "an appropriate use of the courts."
Because Donald Trump uses his Twitter account for official purposes and creates a "public forum," he can't exclude people based on their views, the 2nd Circuit ruled.
In a surprising move, lawyers from the Justice Department's Consumer Protection Branch are taking over the census litigation from a DOJ team that specializes in cases against agencies.
The Trump Administration Said It Wouldn't Put A Citizenship Question On The Census, And Then Trump Blew It Up With A Tweet
One day after saying the 2020 Census would go ahead without a citizenship question, Trump tweeted Wednesday they were "absolutely moving forward" with it. The Justice Department told a judge they had been "instructed" to find a way to include it.
Ohio is one of several states to pass strict abortion bans in the past few months.