A Federal Court Ruled House Democrats Can Sue The Trump Administration When Its Officials Defy Subpoenas
A majority of the DC Circuit rejected the Justice Department's argument that Congress could not take the president and the executive branch to court to enforce subpoenas.
"I Had Hit The Lottery”: Inmates Desperate To Get Out Of Prisons Hit Hard By The Coronavirus Are Racing To Court
With little legal precedent for a global pandemic, judges are deciding on a case-by-case basis how to weigh the risks of COVID-19 in prisons.
New Emails Detail The Behind-The-Scenes Drama After The Justice Department Recommended A Lesser Sentence For Roger Stone
“I am not approving of you withdrawing from this case right now,” a supervisor in the US attorney’s office in DC told prosecutor Aaron Zelinsky.
BuzzFeed News filed a public records lawsuit to get the documents Robert Mueller used to write his report. Today, we are publishing the ninth installment of what witnesses in the investigation told Mueller’s team.
The Trump Administration Won A Legal Fight To Slash Federal Payments To Hospitals During The Coronavirus Pandemic
The DC Circuit ruled the administration could cut a Medicare reimbursement rate by nearly 30% for hospitals that serve patients with low incomes.
Washington State’s Attorney General Prepped In March To Sue If Trump Tried To Delay The Election. Trump’s Campaign Called It “The Dumbest Thing.”
Congressional Republicans don’t support delaying the election, but Washington's attorney general says he is ready to file a lawsuit in 24 hours if the president tries.
Videos Appear To Show Federal Officers Shooting And Macing Reporters And Legal Observers, Despite A Judge's Order
Reporters and legal observers provided videos of federal agents targeting them. Their lawyers are asking a judge to hold the federal government in contempt of court.
11th Circuit Judges Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck disputed that they were disqualified from a case because they participated in a related case as state supreme court judges.
The judge found the Oregon attorney general’s office could not bring a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the federal presence in Portland.
The new 14-day temporary restraining order, which the Trump administration opposed, represents the first court order placing limits on the federal law enforcement action in Portland.
Multiple Government Watchdogs Are Investigating The Use Of Force By Federal Officers In Portland And DC
More than 100 federal law enforcement officers have been deployed to respond to protests in Portland, according to the Justice Department.
A Federal Prosecutor Resigned After Using Anti-Gay Slurs And Asking “Do You Know Who I Am?” During A DUI Arrest
The Justice Department’s inspector general redacted information about the identity of the prosecutor and where he worked in a report obtained by BuzzFeed News.
Trump Doesn’t Want Undocumented Immigrants To Count In Deciding How Many Seats States Get In Congress
The memo signed by Trump on Tuesday could put some states at risk of losing voting power in Congress.
Death row inmates unsuccessfully tried to pause federal executions while they challenged the Trump administration’s new lethal injection protocol.
A Judge Blocked The Trump Administration From Carrying Out Lethal Injections Hours Before A Man Was Scheduled To Die
The Justice Department filed an immediate appeal in the case of Daniel Lewis Lee and other death row inmates challenging the administration's new lethal injection protocol.
Stone was convicted of lying to Congress about his communications with WikiLeaks leading up to the 2016 election.
The court also ruled Thursday that House Democrats cannot get Trump's financial records for now, sending the case back to the lower courts.
The court ruled 7–2 that courts should defer to religious schools to decide which employees qualify as faith leaders who aren’t covered by certain anti-discrimination laws.
More Than Three Years After The Standing Rock Protests, A Judge Ordered The Dakota Access Pipeline To Shut Down
A federal judge ruled the Trump administration violated federal law when it approved the pipeline without doing a full environmental study.
The Trump Administration Is Set To Resume Executions In Two Weeks. There’s A Last-Ditch Effort To Stop It.
Federal death row inmates are asking a judge to intervene on new legal grounds after the US Supreme Court refused to get involved. The ACLU is also suing.