The Trump Administration Can’t Block Undocumented Teens From Getting Abortions, A Federal Appeals Court Ruled
“We cannot accept the suggestion that minors in ORR custody should be compelled to carry pregnancies to term against their wishes ... so that others will be deterred from desiring to come here.”
A Federal Watchdog Says Kellyanne Conway Broke The Law And Should Be Fired
The Office of Special Counsel found that Conway had repeatedly violated the Hatch Act, which prohibits officials from using their position to engage in political activity.
The FBI Lost Track Of 62 Foreign Cooperators In The US, According To An Inspector General Report
The inspector general's office warned of the risks of not knowing the location of individuals “who may have criminal backgrounds or involvement in disreputable activities.”
Trump Invoked Executive Privilege To Block Democrats From Getting Documents About The Census Citizenship Question
It’s the second time the president has invoked executive privilege in the face of subpoenas from House Democrats.
The Justice Department Wants To Address Mass Shootings By Putting More Domestic Abusers Behind Bars
The Justice Department is launching a task force of US attorneys to look at ways of prosecuting more domestic abusers who unlawfully have guns.
Listen To The Voicemail Trump’s Lawyer Left For Michael Flynn’s Lawyer After Flynn Cut A Deal
Donald Trump's lawyer at the time, John Dowd, asked Flynn's lawyer to "remember what we've always said about the president and his feelings toward Flynn."
A Judge Ruled House Democrats Can't Sue Trump Over His Plan To Pay For The Border Wall
"The Court declines to take sides in this fight between the House and the President."
Here's What Mueller Meant When He Said He Couldn't Decide If Trump Committed A Crime
Mueller said Wednesday that his office did not make a determination "one way or the other" about whether Trump committed a crime because charging him wouldn't be an option.
In His First Public Statement, Mueller Said, Once Again, He Didn’t Clear Trump
Robert Mueller, who was in charge of the independent investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, announced he’s stepping down Wednesday. He stayed on after submitting his final report in March to wind down his office.
Justice Clarence Thomas Had Some Things To Say About Abortion And Eugenics
The US Supreme Court didn't rule on Indiana's prohibition on abortions due to race, sex, or disability — the law is still on hold now — but Thomas made clear he'd support it.
A Judge Has Blocked Mississippi's 6-Week Abortion Ban
"Here we go again," wrote US District Judge Carlton Reeves, who had previously ruled against Mississippi's 15-week abortion law in November.
The ACLU And Planned Parenthood Are Suing Alabama Over The State's New Abortion Law
The law's supporters have all but acknowledged that they’ll lose, but the goal is to force a Roe v. Wade showdown at the US Supreme Court.
The New Charges Against Julian Assange Are Unprecedented. Press Freedom Groups Say They're A Threat To All Journalists.
Legal experts say the new indictment against Assange is the first time the Justice Department has used the Espionage Act to charge a third party — not the government leaker — with publishing classified information.
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Is Facing 17 More Criminal Charges In The United States
A grand jury returned a new indictment against Assange adding charges related to his alleged conspiracy with Chelsea Manning to solicit and publish classified government information.
The Justice Department Argues That Congress Can't Sue The Trump Administration At All
A federal judge in Washington, DC, heard arguments Thursday in House Democrats' lawsuit challenging Trump's plan to reprogram billions in federal funds to build a border wall.
Trump Lost Again Trying To Stop Democrats From Getting His Financial Records
A federal judge in Manhattan on Wednesday denied Trump's request for an injunction blocking House subpoenas to Deutsche Bank and Capital One.
Unsealed Documents Show Mueller Knew Trump Was Writing Secret Checks To Michael Cohen In 2017
A federal judge in Washington, DC, unsealed search warrant applications that the special counsel’s office filed in 2017 for Cohen’s email accounts.
President Trump Lost An Effort To Stop Democrats From Subpoenaing His Accountant
Trump is expected to appeal the decision.
The Justice Department Spent Nearly Two Years Fighting To Hide The Identity Of A US Attorney Accused Of Misconduct
A federal judge ordered DOJ to release the now-former US attorney’s name after BuzzFeed News sued.
Chelsea Manning Is Going Back To Jail, Saying She'd Rather "Starve To Death" Than Testify About WikiLeaks
Manning was released for a week after the grand jury she had been subpoenaed to testify before expired. A judge ordered her detained again on Thursday.