The Supreme Court Has Limited How Much Private Property States Can Seize
The Eighth Amendment bars the federal government from imposing excessive fines. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court held that the limit also applies to states and cities.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Back At The Supreme Court
The justice attended Tuesday's arguments — the first time since having surgery for lung cancer in December.
Trump Will Declare A National Emergency To Build A Wall
The move, which Trump will couple with signing a bill to avoid another government shutdown, is expected to face both legal and congressional challenges.
One Of Donald Trump’s New Attorneys Recently Left His Global Law Firm
Marc Mukasey, a former law partner of Rudy Giuliani, left Greenberg Traurig in mid-January to launch his own firm.
The Supreme Court Has Put A Louisiana Abortion Law On Hold For Now
It was a 5–4 vote, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the more liberal justices.
We Now Know The Law Firm Representing The Mystery Foreign-Owned Company That Is Fighting A Grand Jury Subpoena
The company, represented by the law firm Alston & Bird, has received significant attention due to its reported connection to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Longtime Trump Adviser Roger Stone Has Been Charged With Lying To Congress About Contacts With WikiLeaks
Stone was arrested early Friday morning in Florida and later released. He spoke out against the charges, which he says he will defeat in court.
Blaming Trump's "Threats," Michael Cohen Won't Testify Before Congress Now, His Lawyer Says
"This is a time where Mr. Cohen had to put his family and their safety first."
The Supreme Court Is Allowing Trump To Implement His Transgender Military Ban
It was a 5–4 decision.
Trump's Attorney General Nominee Says He Doesn't Think Mueller Would Be Involved In A "Witch Hunt"
Barr also said he would not fire Mueller without cause — even if Trump asked him to do so — in a long day of testimony on Capitol Hill.
Trump's Attorney General Nominee Plans To Tell The Senate He'll Let Mueller "Complete His Work"
Bill Barr is expected to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee that "on my watch, Bob [Mueller] will be allowed to complete his work."
The Supreme Court Said A Mystery Foreign-Owned Company Will Have To Pay Daily Fines
Fines of $50,000 a day are to be imposed on the company, which is owned by a foreign country, until it complies with a subpoena seeking...we don’t know what.
The Russian Lawyer At The Trump Tower Meeting Was Indicted On Charges Of Obstructing Justice In A Money Laundering Case
Natalia Veselnitskaya was indicted by a grand jury in December, but the charges were only unsealed on Tuesday.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Miss Supreme Court Arguments Following Cancer Surgery
The 85-year-old justice had never previously missed a day of arguments.
The Supreme Court Will, Again, Consider If Redistricting Decisions Can Be So Partisan That They’re Illegal
Even if “partisan gerrymandering” can be addressed by courts, the Supreme Court would also need to decide how courts determine how much partisanship is too much — something the justices have been unwilling to address in the past.
The Law Was Front And Center In 2018 — Because Trump's Actions Made It Necessary
The president tested the limits of the system in many ways.
Challengers To Trump's Transgender Military Ban Push Back At The Supreme Court
Trump's efforts to ban transgender military service have been blocked by lower courts. Challengers asked the Supreme Court on Friday to keep it that way.
The Mystery Grand Jury Dispute Involving A Foreign-Owned Company Is Now At The Supreme Court
Chief Justice John Roberts put the matter on hold while the justices consider a request to halt enforcement of a document request linked to the special counsel's office.
The Supreme Court Rejected The Trump Administration's Request To Let It Enforce Its New Asylum Restriction
In a 5–4 ruling, Chief Justice John Roberts joined his more liberal colleagues in denying the Justice Department's stay request.