The president’s lawyers are looking at multiple ways to undermine or curtail the Russia inquiry, including his issuing pardons.
It seems to be business as usual for top federal law-enforcement officials one day after receiving harsh criticism from the president.
In an interview with The New York Times, the president said he never would have chosen his attorney general if he knew he would end up recusing himself from the ongoing federal inquiry into the 2016 election.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions expanded the controversial police practice on Wednesday by rolling back Obama-era reforms.
The president added a new lawyer to his staff on Friday, while son-in-law Jared Kushner reshuffles his representation.
A federal judge in Hawaii ruled that grandparents and other close family members should be allowed into the country. The Justice Department is appealing the ruling to the Supreme Court.
The U.S. Supreme Court has spent a decade limiting the harshest sentence given to juvenile offenders. But state supreme courts are still grappling with how those rulings should play out.
During his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, the president’s nominee to lead the FBI reassured senators he would preserve the bureau’s political neutrality.
The answer could come down to a provision in campaign-finance regulation.
The New York Times reported that an email received by the president’s son indicated the information had come from the Russian government.
The president’s son says Natalia Veselnitskaya promised him “information helpful to the campaign.” The meeting, which also included Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner, came days before the DNC reported its servers had been hacked.
Federal appeals courts covering half of U.S. states have now ruled that Americans have a First Amendment right to videotape encounters with law enforcement.
In a 302-page opinion this week, a federal judge in Montgomery condemned the dire conditions faced by prisoners with mental illnesses.
After months of legal wrangling, the president’s executive order targeting travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and refugees went into partial effect on Thursday night.
The Supreme Court announced Monday it will review the president’s controversial executive order next term. But in the meantime, the administration can enforce some of its provisions.
New Hampshire Republicans almost legally authorized pregnant women to commit murder last week, providing a cautionary tale for their colleagues in Congress.
The justices unanimously limited the federal government’s power to strip immigrants of their hard-won status.
Opponents of the practice won a series of notable cases at the U.S. Supreme Court this term, even as total victory in their war against the death penalty moved further out of reach.
In two First Amendment rulings released this week, the justices argue they're saving would-be censors from themselves.
The president’s submission to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics claims tens of millions of dollars in income from his real-estate empire.