Black Attorneys At The Justice Department Called Out The “Clear Disparity” In How White Capitol Rioters Were Treated
DOJ’s association of Black attorneys said the treatment of the largely white mob supported the idea “that the fair and impartial enforcement of the law does not apply to Black Americans.”
Prosecutors Walked Back Their Claim That The Trump Mob Planned To "Capture And Assassinate" Officials
The government had shared its latest assessment of the danger of the Jan. 6 attack in arguing to keep Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man known as the "QAnon shaman," in custody while his case is pending.
A Man Charged With Threatening To Kill Nancy Pelosi Will Be Kept In Custody While His Case Is Pending
The defendant brought multiple firearms to Washington but arrived too late in the day to join the Capitol insurrection, according to charging papers.
Crimes fueled by hate and online conspiracy theories over the past four years repeatedly offered warnings of the forces that drove last week’s attack on the US Capitol.
The justices denied requests by Trump and his supporters to take up a group of failed election challenges before Inauguration Day.
Trump and his allies have used the courts over the past two months to push voter fraud conspiracy theories that fueled Wednesday’s assault on the Capitol.
Garland had been Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court in 2016 but was blocked by Republicans.
Wednesday's batch of pardons also included the wife of Duncan Hunter, the former California congress member convicted of stealing campaign funds.
Trump Pardoned Political Allies And Former Republican Congress Members Who Were Convicted Of Federal Crimes
Former US Rep. Duncan Hunter was due to begin his 11-month prison sentence in 2021, but now he won't serve any time for misusing campaign funds.
A new lawsuit accuses Trump and the Republican National Committee of conspiring to violate the rights of Black voters.
Judges across the country are urging state officials to consider the federal courts for vaccine priority lists.
The Supreme Court Put Off Ruling On Trump’s Final Push To Use The Census To Target Undocumented Immigrants
The court’s conservative justices agreed with the administration that a legal challenge was “premature.” The liberal justices dissented.
Biden will inherit far fewer judicial vacancies than Trump did when he takes office, but liberals are pinning their hopes on a wave of Clinton-appointed judges stepping down.
Trump Says Attorney General Bill Barr Will Step Down Weeks After Barr Said There Wasn't Widespread Voter Fraud
Barr was ousted after publicly undermining Trump’s theory that the election was rigged for President-elect Joe Biden.
The campaign’s latest legal failures come as the Electoral College votes to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s win on Monday.
The justices found that Texas lacked standing to sue other states that President-elect Joe Biden won.
The Supreme Court Denied A Republican Challenge To Joe Biden's Pennsylvania Win In A One-Sentence Order
The one-sentence order from the justices marked the latest in the string of defeats for Trump and his supporters in Pennsylvania.
Trump’s own lawyers have acknowledged that a Dec. 8 deadline for states to certify federal election results is “critical” as they push last-ditch challenges in court.
“The Campaign’s claims have no merit,” wrote Judge Stephanos Bibas, one of Trump’s appointments to the 3rd Circuit.
Flynn admitted to lying to investigators about his contacts with the Russian ambassador before Trump took office. The president announced the pardon over Twitter.