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Trump May Not Be Able To Tilt The Courts As Much As He Wants
For all the lifetime circuit judges he’s confirming ― and it’s a lot ― he isn’t replacing that many Democratic appointees.
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Federal Courts Want To Fix Their Sexual Harassment Problem — Without Hearing From Victims
Senators also can't believe that the judicial branch, largely run by powerful men, has Me Too troubles. Really?
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Stormy Daniels Sues Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen For Defamation
By Eric Beech, Reuters
Daniels filed a suit on Monday, claiming that Cohen meant to convey that the porn star "is a liar, someone who should not be trusted."
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Federal Judges Won't Block Fix To Pennsylvania's Gerrymandered Congressional Map
The decision leaves in place a congressional map issued by the state Supreme Court in February intended to remedy gerrymandering in the commonwealth.
Carlos Barria / Reuters
Trump Is Remaking The Courts In His Image: White, Male and Straight
He's nominated 87 people to be lifetime federal judges. They're about as diverse as a casting call for “Mad Men.”
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
Second Judge Blocks Trump Decision To End Deportation Relief For Dreamers
The White House plan to scrap DACA isn’t going well in federal court.
Jason Reed / Reuters
New Combo HIV Medication Approved By FDA Prompts A Lawsuit
By Deena Beasley, Reuters
Sales of Biktarvy are expected to be about $1 billion this year.
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Federal Judge Announces Retirement After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
At least 15 women have said Judge Alex Kozinski groped them, made inappropriate sexual comments, and/or showed them pornography.
Trump Is Quietly Pushing His Conservative Agenda Through Judicial Confirmations
President Trump has been reshaping the federal courts with his record number of judicial confirmations.
Feds: Small-Town Police Chief Said Black People Were 'Like ISIS' And Wished He Could 'Mow ’Em Down'
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Frank Nucera Jr., a former New Jersey police chief, is facing federal charges in connection with a racially motivated attack.
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Donald Trump Wants To Break Up The Court That Blocked His Travel Ban
"What’s going on in the 9th Circuit is a shame."
Guantanamo 9/11 Trial Continues To Be A Slow-Motion Train Wreck
Senior Counsel, Human Rights First
It's no secret that the Guantanamo Bay detention center is a huge government money-suck.
Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters
Texas Drops Losing Fight Against Resettling Syrian Refugees
The surrender comes days after an appeals court chastised Indiana Gov. Mike Pence over a similar policy.
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Dreamer Sues To Unblock The President's Biggest Immigration Proposal Yet
A Texas judge's decision has halted deferred action even in states that didn't oppose it.
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Ferguson School District Violated Voting Rights Act, Judge Rules
He concluded the district "deprives African American voters of an equal opportunity to elect representatives of their choice."
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
Watch Elizabeth Warren Relentlessly Push The Senate To Confirm Judges
The Massachusetts Democrat mocked Republicans for leaving courts empty for Donald Trump to fill.
Federal Judge Blocks Major Fracking Rule, Calling It 'Contrary To Law'
A rule advanced by the Obama administration was intended to regulate fracking on public and tribal lands.
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Texas Has No Business Challenging Syrian Refugee Settlement, Judge Rules
A federal court says the law doesn't give the state the ability to sue the government.
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