Trump's National Emergency Just Got Its First Legal Challenge
Legal advocacy group Public Citizen filed suit on behalf of landowners in Texas and an environmental group. More lawsuits are expected.
Mueller's Office Says Paul Manafort Is Facing As Much As 24 Years In Prison — In Just One Of His Cases
Prosecutors did not make a specific recommendation about how much time they think Manafort should spend behind bars.
A Judge Ruled Roger Stone Can Still Talk To The Press, Just Not In Front Of The Courthouse
Stone's lawyers, prosecutors, and lawyers for witnesses are barred from making statements to the press or in public "that pose a substantial likelihood of material prejudice to this case."
Trump Said He "Didn't Need" To Declare An Emergency To Build The Wall And Liberal Lawyers Are Thrilled
"Keep talking mr president," Omar Jadwat, the head of the ACLU's Immigrants Rights Project, tweeted.
A Judge Found That Paul Manafort Lied To Investigators After Signing A Plea Deal With Mueller's Office
Prosecutors established that Manafort intentionally made false statements about his contacts with longtime associate Konstantin Kilimnik and another DOJ investigation, a judge found.
DOJ Employees Sent A Letter Highlighting The Lack Of Gender Diversity In Top Positions
Of 50 senior posts across 11 offices at the Justice Department, one is held by a woman, according to a letter sent to DOJ leadership by an internal gender diversity group.
Roger Stone Instagrammed A Photo Of A 1970s Football Player. Here’s Why.
Stone is in the middle in an intra-lawyer spat in litigation over former NFL players who suffered head injuries. Stone is being accused of pushing false information and conspiracy theories about the case.
Trump's DC Circuit Nominee Neomi Rao Distanced Herself From Some Of Her Inflammatory College Writings
"I cringe at some of the language that I used," Neomi Rao told senators Tuesday when asked about op-eds she wrote as a Yale undergrad about race, date rape, and feminism.
Longtime Trump Adviser Roger Stone Could Face A Gag Order In His Criminal Case
“This is a criminal proceeding and not a public relations campaign,” Judge Amy Berman Jackson said in court Friday.
Police Records Shed Light On What Happened After A Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Staffer Was Accused Of Rape
Police investigated 2015 rape allegations through 2017, when prosecutors declined to press charges. The man accused of assault, who recently held a top post on Beto O’Rourke’s Senate campaign, denies any sexual contact.
A Judge Won't Force The US Government To Reveal If Julian Assange Has Been Charged With A Crime
The government has refused to confirm or deny whether it has charged the WikiLeaks founder under seal.
Roger Stone Pleaded Not Guilty To Charges Brought By Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Stone is charged with lying to Congress about his contacts with WikiLeaks and witness tampering.
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.
Trump Is Doubling Down On Some Of His Criticized Judicial Nominees — But Not All Of Them
Those renominated include Wendy Vitter, opposed by Democrats for her comments about abortion. Thomas Farr, who never got a final vote when several Republicans broke ranks, was not on the list.
A Lawsuit Claims Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Retaliated Against A Staffer Who Planned To Sue The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Over An Alleged Rape
The woman, identified by a pseudonym, claimed in a lawsuit that she was raped by a former employee of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. She says Jackson Lee fired her as she was preparing to pursue legal claims over the alleged assault.
The GSA’s Watchdog Said Officials “Ignored” Constitutional Questions Around The Trump Hotel Project
An inspector general report found agency lawyers recognized there might be constitutional issues with Trump keeping a stake in the hotel, but didn’t pursue the issue.
Federal Employees Forced To Work Without Pay During The Shutdown Lost The First Round In Court
The judge denied requests for temporary restraining orders that would force the government to pay workers or give employees a choice about whether to work without pay.
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 DC Circuit Nominee — And Reported Supreme Court Contender — Wrote Inflammatory Op-Eds In College
Neomi Rao is nominated for Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s former seat on the DC Circuit.