Trump filed a lawsuit on Thursday to block subpoenas issued by New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance for the president's tax returns.
The US Government Is Suing To Stop Edward Snowden From Making Money From His New Book And Public Speeches
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit accusing Snowden, a former contractor for the CIA and NSA, of breaching secrecy agreements he signed by not submitting his book and public remarks for prereview by the government.
Trump made the courts a major voting issue for Republicans in 2016. Liberal legal advocacy groups and court watchdogs are divided on how to make that happen for Democrats in 2020.
The 2nd Circuit found that hotel and restaurant owners could bring constitutional claims against Trump for refusing to divest from his companies.
Flynn’s lawyer told a judge Tuesday that they believed there was evidence the case should be dismissed because of “egregious” misconduct by the government.
The Trump Administration Isn’t Enforcing A New Policy To Speed Up Deportations And Couldn’t Tell A Judge When It Would
The administration had said it would start enforcing the new policy Sept. 1. On Friday, a DOJ lawyer told a judge nothing had happened yet and didn’t have any details about when it would.
Victims Of The Charleston Church Mass Shooting Can Sue Over Background Check Failures That Let The Shooter Buy A Gun, A Court Ruled
The federal government is not immune from claims over what the FBI admitted were lapses with the national background check system, a federal appeals court ruled.
"Comey set a dangerous example for the over 35,000 current FBI employees — and the many thousands more former FBI employees — who similarly have access to or knowledge of non-public information," the DOJ inspector general's office wrote.
The judge also ruled Missouri could enforce a ban on abortions solely based on gender, race, or Down syndrome diagnosis for now, but said he expected that ban to be struck down eventually.
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.