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.
Mueller Memos Part 8: More Revelations About What Witnesses Told Investigators About Trump And Russia
BuzzFeed News sued the FBI and the Department of Justice for access to the secret records used by special counsel Robert Mueller. Today, we are publishing the eighth installment of the FBI’s interview summaries with witnesses in the investigation.
Audrey Strauss, now in charge of the US attorney’s office in Manhattan, is one of a small number of US attorneys nationwide who are women or BIPOC.
“I can’t think of any precedent for this,” one former US attorney said.
The Justice Department asked a judge to dismiss Flynn's case after a new review of evidence was ordered by Attorney General Bill Barr.
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.