All 83 Of The Ethics Complaints Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh Were Dismissed Because He's On The Supreme Court Now
A panel of judges concluded that Kavanaugh is no longer covered by the judiciary's disciplinary system now that he's a Supreme Court justice.
A Judge Told Michael Flynn, "Arguably You Sold Your Country Out," But Agreed To Delay His Sentencing
After a judge told Michael Flynn that he couldn't hide his "disgust" and "disdain" for Flynn's crimes, Flynn delayed sentencing to fully cooperate with the government in the hopes of maximizing any benefit when he is, ultimately, sentenced.
A Federal Judge Just Ruled That The Affordable Care Act Is Unconstitutional
In a controversial ruling, a Texas judge has ruled that a minor move by Congress last year is grounds to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act, including preexisting condition protections.
There Was Drama At Court Today And Maybe It Involved Mueller’s Investigation But Who Knows
A federal appeals court heard arguments Friday in a case with a reported possible link to the special counsel investigation, leading to absolute mayhem as reporters were blocked from the area.
Maria Butina Pleaded Guilty To Conspiring To Act As A Russian Agent In The US
Butina pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, and will delay sentencing while she cooperates with the government.
Michael Flynn Argues He's Different From The Other Mueller Defendants Who Lied And Went To Prison
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office previously said it was okay with Flynn getting a sentence that didn't involve time behind bars.
A Former Trump Campaign Staffer Was Ordered To Pay $25,000 For Violating Her Nondisclosure Agreement
Jessica Denson is going to court to challenge the award to the campaign, which came out of secret proceedings in arbitration.
Prosecutors Said Paul Manafort Lied About His Contacts With Trump Administration Officials
If the judge agrees Manafort violated his plea deal, prosecutors would no longer be bound to support a lower sentence.
Trump Says He Is Nominating Former Attorney General William Barr To Replace Jeff Sessions
Barr served as attorney general under former president George H.W. Bush.
A Senior Official Was Accused Of Sexual Harassment Years Before The Justice Department Opened The Investigation That Led To His Retirement
Justice Department investigators did not name the now-retired senior official accused of sexual assault and harassment, but a source with firsthand knowledge has identified him as Edison Aponte, who worked in the Office of Justice Programs.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Said Michael Flynn Has Given "Substantial Assistance" In The Russia Probe
Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in the Russia investigation. Prosecutors said his crime was "serious," but that a light sentence was appropriate because of his cooperation.
Investigators Said A Senior Justice Department Official Assaulted And Harassed Female Subordinates
The report does not name the official, only saying that he has retired and that prosecutors declined to bring charges against him.
DC And Maryland Plan To Subpoena The Trump Organization's Tax Records In The Fight Over DC's Trump Hotel
DC and Maryland are suing Trump over his refusal to divest financial interests in his business empire, specifically his hotel in Washington, DC.
More Than 400 Justice Department Alumni Said They’re “Disturbed” By Matthew Whitaker’s Appointment
Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general is facing a number of legal challenges in court.
Mueller's Office Hasn't Decided If It's Going To Bring More Charges Against Paul Manafort
The judge in Manafort's DC case set a tentative sentencing date of March 5. He's already due in federal court in Virginia for sentencing in February.
Republicans Don't Have Enough Votes To Confirm One Of Trump's Most Controversial Judicial Nominees
Democrats and civil rights groups opposed Farr's nomination, pointing to his work in the 1980s and 1990s on campaigns accused of engaging in voter suppression tactics and his more recent defense of North Carolina's redistricting plans.
James Comey Is Fighting A Subpoena From House Republicans That Would Force Him To Testify In Private
Comey is accusing House Republicans of using a nonpublic deposition as a pretext to selectively leak “a distorted, partisan political narrative.”
Michael Cohen Pleaded Guilty To Lying To Congress About A Trump Real Estate Deal In Russia
Cohen admitted he lied to Congress members investigating possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign in the 2016 election.
Prosecutors Claim Paul Manafort Lied To Mueller's Office And The FBI After Signing His Plea Deal
Manafort's lawyers disputed the government's claim, saying he believed he'd been "truthful."