A Judge Ruled The Trump Administration Must Face A Lawsuit Over Denying Coronavirus Checks To Undocumented Parents
US citizen children filed a lawsuit after Congress restricted CARES Act relief money to individuals with Social Security numbers, excluding undocumented immigrants.
Trump Tried To Quietly Replace A Prosecutor Taking Aim At His Allies. It’s Not The First Time That Backfired.
The nearly daylong standoff between Attorney General Bill Barr and US attorney Geoffrey Berman marked the second time now that Trump has failed when trying to get a US attorney in Manhattan to quietly step aside.
Police Pulled Over Two Black Men For Having An Air Freshener In Their Car. A Court Ruled The Stop Was Legitimate.
Studies have found that traffic stops for minor infractions disproportionately affect Black and Latino drivers and courts have upheld stops for air fresheners before.
The court's decision does leave open the possibility that the Trump administration could rescind DACA — just that the process by which it did so in this case was unlawful.
Court justices, with Thomas dissenting, announced they would not hear a group of cases challenging qualified immunity, a legal doctrine that shields cops.
Michael Flynn And The Government Want To Stop A Judge From Probing The Decision To Drop His Case. The DC Circuit Wasn’t Impressed.
Flynn and the Department of Justice want to block the judge in his criminal case from reviewing the decision to drop his prosecution
"This Has To Stop": A Court Invoked George Floyd's Death In Denying Qualified Immunity To Cops Who Shot A Man 22 Times
"Although we recognize that our police officers are often asked to make splitsecond decisions, we expect them to do so with respect for the dignity and worth of black lives."
Thousands Of People Have Been Arrested During Recent Protests. We Want To Hear About Your Experiences.
Thousands of people have been arrested during protests against anti-Black racism and police brutality. BuzzFeed News wants to hear about your experiences.
A majority of justices ruled that an employer violates federal law when they fire someone for being LGBTQ.
Black Lives Matter Is Suing Trump And The Federal Government Over Force Used Against Protesters Outside The White House
The lawsuit accuses law enforcement officers of violating the constitutional rights of peaceful protesters on the orders of Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr.
Police Spend Years In Court Fighting Claims of Excessive Force and Misconduct After Mass Arrests of Protesters
The ACLU is investigating allegations of unlawful arrests and excessive force this week by local and federal law enforcement in Washington, DC.
A Legal Doctrine That Protects Cops In Court Is Getting Fresh Attention As Videos Surface Showing Police Violence
Courts can grant officers immunity from lawsuits over civil rights violations. Advocates are pushing to get rid of it.
Mueller Memos Part 7: These Documents Reveal What People Close To The President Told Mueller’s Team About Trump And Russia
BuzzFeed News sued the US government under the Freedom of Information Act for the right to see all the work that Robert Mueller’s team kept secret. Today we are publishing the seventh installment of the FBI’s summaries of interviews with witnesses in the investigation.
It Took Four Days To Arrest The Officer Who Used A Knee Chokehold On George Floyd. Delays Are Built Into Investigations Against Cops.
A Minneapolis police officer filmed crushing George Floyd's neck with his knee was arrested on Friday, four days after Floyd died.
Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship, But He’ll Face An Obstacle: Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Trump signed an executive order aimed at stripping Twitter and other social media companies of legal immunity.
The Trump Administration Wants To Cut Back A Billion-Dollar Healthcare Program. Hospitals Say Now Is A Really Bad Time.
The Trump administration has been fighting in court with public and nonprofit hospitals since 2017 over a plan to slash the reimbursement rates for drugs prescribed to Medicare patients.
With courthouses still closed, judges and legal aid groups fear people who can’t afford lawyers are being shut out of the civil justice system altogether.
A federal appeals court ruled that a panel of judges was wrong to take up a Trump appeal and dismiss the case. Trump plans to appeal to the Supreme Court.
Nixon And Clinton Lost When They Went To The Supreme Court To Shield Their Records. Trump Is Hoping For A Different Result.
The US Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday about whether Congress and state prosecutors have the power to demand Trump’s tax returns and other financial records.
The Justice Department filed papers on Thursday to drop the criminal case against Flynn, saying newly discovered evidence undercut the prosecution.