The 4th Circuit questioned whether the lawsuit filed by DC and Maryland against Trump was "an appropriate use of the courts."
Because Donald Trump uses his Twitter account for official purposes and creates a "public forum," he can't exclude people based on their views, the 2nd Circuit ruled.
In a surprising move, lawyers from the Justice Department's Consumer Protection Branch are taking over the census litigation from a DOJ team that specializes in cases against agencies.
The Trump Administration Said It Wouldn't Put A Citizenship Question On The Census, And Then Trump Blew It Up With A Tweet
One day after saying the 2020 Census would go ahead without a citizenship question, Trump tweeted Wednesday they were "absolutely moving forward" with it. The Justice Department told a judge they had been "instructed" to find a way to include it.
Ohio is one of several states to pass strict abortion bans in the past few months.
The Justice Department alerted groups that sued over the plan to add a citizenship question that the administration would print the forms without it.
The House Ways and Means Committee filed a lawsuit against the Treasury Department, which has refused to turn over the president's returns.
Trump announced in 2017 he’d wind down the program, which has provided temporary protection against deportation for more than 700,000 young, undocumented immigrants.
The Supreme Court Ruled The Trump Administration Cannot Put A Citizenship Question On The 2020 Census — For Now
Immigrant and civil rights groups warned that a citizenship question would scare off immigrant communities from participating in the decennial count.
Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for the 5–4 majority, and argued that while “excessive partisanship” in drawing voter maps can lead “to results that reasonably seem unjust,” it’s not up to the courts to fix it.
Trump’s Judicial Nominees Are Finally Saying Brown V. Board Of Education Was Right After At Least One Republican Senator Complained
Staff for Republican Sen. Tim Scott complained to Senate leadership about judicial nominees' refusal to say Brown v. Board of Education was rightly decided, BuzzFeed News has learned.
Prosecutors Have Accused Roger Stone Of Violating A Judge’s Gag Order By Instagramming About His Case
The government alerted the judge to recent posts by Stone on Instagram and Facebook, arguing they violate the court’s order that he not comment on his case.
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.”
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 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 is launching a task force of US attorneys to look at ways of prosecuting more domestic abusers who unlawfully have guns.
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."
"The Court declines to take sides in this fight between the House and the President."
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.