“Because Whitaker’s appointment does not satisfy the Appointments Clause, it is unlawful, and he cannot serve as Acting Attorney General,” the lawyers wrote.

Chris Geidner • 7 hours ago

If the Justice Department is successful in its arguments, those challenging the actions of other agencies could face limits on how they can make their case.

Chris Geidner • 9 hours ago

Maine's 2nd Congressional District is set to send the first person to the House under a ranked-choice voting system.

Chris Geidner • One day ago

A new opinion from the department’s Office of Legal Counsel pushes back against questions raised over the past week about whether acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is constitutional.

Chris Geidner • 2 days ago

Corsi, formerly of the Infowars conspiracy site, announced the expected indictment on a livestream Monday.

Chris Geidner • 4 days ago

Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general is being questioned as possibly illegal. His qualifications aren't winning praise either.

Chris Geidner • 5 days ago

The 9th Circuit’s ruling is the first from an appeals court to weigh in on the Trump administration’s decision to end the program.

Chris Geidner • 8 days ago

The last time the administration asked the court to consider DACA's legality, the court told the Justice Department it wanted to hear from the appeals court first.

Chris Geidner • 11 days ago

The justices, however, strongly suggested that the 9th Circuit should take another look at the case before it goes to trial.

Chris Geidner • 14 days ago

The order comes days before the trial is scheduled to begin.

Chris Geidner • 14 days ago

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has kept things pretty quiet in the run-up to the midterm elections. That’s likely to change after Tuesday.

Chris Geidner • 15 days ago

The referral came after a woman reached out to several journalists, including BuzzFeed News, about the financial offer.

Chris Geidner • 17 days ago

Prosecutors made the comment in a court filing opposing the New York Times' request to make public the search warrants against the president's former longtime personal lawyer.

Chris Geidner • 22 days ago

"Some time ago, doctors diagnosed me with the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s disease. As this condition has progressed, I am no longer able to participate in public life."

Chris Geidner • 24 days ago

The court did, however, allow the deposition of a senior Justice Department official and other discovery to proceed at this time.

Chris Geidner • 25 days ago

“The Conspiracy has a strategic goal, which continues to this day, to sow division and discord in the U.S. political system ... including the upcoming 2018 midterm election.”

Chris Geidner • 28 days ago

Daniels also must pay Trump's "reasonable attorney's fees," should he ask that she do so, the court ruled.

Chris Geidner • One month ago

Those inmates on death row now will have their sentences converted to life imprisonment, the state's justices ruled.

Chris Geidner • One month ago

“Is there any limit on the government’s power?” Justice Neil Gorsuch asked.

Chris Geidner • One month ago

Roberts, already playing a pivotal role as the chief justice, is now likely to be the center vote on the court as well.

Chris Geidner • One month ago