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.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Been Treated For Lung Cancer
"Post-surgery, there was no evidence of any remaining disease," according to a statement from the court.
Acting Attorney General Whitaker, Disregarding Ethics Advice, Won’t Recuse Himself From The Mueller Probe
Senate leaders were informed of the decision on Thursday in a letter obtained by BuzzFeed News.
A Judge Strikes Down Sessions' Decision Limiting Violence-Related Asylum Claims
The June change made it more difficult for those facing domestic or gang-related violence at home to advance asylum claims in the US.
Several Senior Republicans Just Told The Supreme Court That Trump's Asylum Ban Is Illegal
"[T]he government is simply wrong."
Michael Flynn’s Business Partners Have Been Indicted On Foreign Influence Charges
The indictment provides the most detailed account to date of Turkish efforts to persuade the US to extradite Fethullah Gulen, a longtime rival of Turkey’s president.
The Trump Administration Just Asked The Supreme Court To Let It Enforce Its New Asylum Ban
The Justice Department heads back to the justices.
Matthew Whitaker Is Acting AG Now Because Congress Gave In To Bill Clinton
Whitaker's installation at the Justice Department has been painted as another Trump effort to influence investigations against him and his campaign. But it would not have been possible without changes in law pushed by Democrats.
5 Big Things That Robert Mueller Just Told Us About The Russia Investigation
The sentencing memo that special counsel Robert Mueller filed in Michael Cohen’s case said a lot about his ongoing Russia investigation.
Federal Prosecutors Said Michael Cohen Should Serve A “Substantial Term Of Imprisonment”
Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer, has pleaded guilty to multiple federal charges and is seeking to avoid prison.
The Justice Department Still Hasn't Told The Government Accountability Office That Jeff Sessions Quit
Federal law requires the vacancy and any acting appointment to be reported "immediately" to the Government Accountability Office. A month after the shakeup at the Department of Justice, the GAO hasn't been informed.