A new book examines how black communities inadvertently helped lay the groundwork for mass incarceration.
The Justice Department said it would withhold jurisdictions’ federal funding if they don’t start playing ball with immigration authorities. In his ruling, Judge William Orrick said those threats were empty.
The attorney general frequently claims that criticism of law enforcement can hurt morale. Now he’s doing the same.
Alabama could soon create something unprecedented in American legal history: a police department run by a church.
In the four years since the Supreme Court gutted part of a landmark civil-rights law, state-level legislation has undercut the justices’ rationale for doing so.
Carter Page would be the first known candidate advisor to be directly monitored during a presidential campaign as a possible agent of a foreign power.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s newest member missed most of this term’s cases, but he’ll still play an important role shaping the current docket.
Over the 11th-hour objections of the Justice Department, a federal judge signs off on a deal to overhaul the troubled law enforcement agency.
A federal agency that had demanded the personal information of a pseudonymous anti-Trump account backed down on Friday.
Some politicians applauded the president’s swift action, while others raised questions about its legal basis, or labeled it unconstitutional.
Reports in BuzzFeed and Politico suggest Judge Neil Gorsuch copied passages that appear in his book from another article, and may not have exercised care in attributing other material.
Democratic senators have 41 votes to block President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, setting up a standoff to rewrite the Senate’s filibuster rules.
The Supreme Court justice reiterated his wariness of the controversial police tactic earlier this month. A new Justice Department report seems to support his concern.
The former national-security adviser has asked congressional committees and the FBI for immunity in exchange for his testimony, The Wall Street Journal reports.
His personal lawyers want a New York court to shield him from private lawsuits during his presidency.
A judgment last week in Virginia provides a template for other courts—including the Supreme Court—to rule in the president’s favor.
At Wednesday’s hearing, Democratic senators adopted a new strategy to press the Supreme Court nominee on abortion and campaign finance.
On the second day of Senate hearings, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee offered few clues as to how he’d rule on specific issues if confirmed.
President Trump’s nominee adopted a humble mien in his opening foray before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
President Trump’s budget would eliminate the Legal Services Corporation, which helps low-income individuals obtain representation in civil proceedings.