WASHINGTON — If he’s confirmed to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch would be the first person to serve alongside a justice for whom he once clerked: Anthony Kennedy. But if anything was clear from Gorsuch’s Senate testimony last week, ...Read More »
Should courts look behind the four corners of President Donald Trump’s second executive order temporarily banning entry from a group of Muslim-majority countries in assessing its legality? The constitutionality of the order turns on the answer. Both federal judges who ...
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously raised the bar for the educational benefits owed to millions of children with disabilities in one of the most significant special-education cases to reach the high court in decades. The opinion rejected ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland handed President Trump’s revised travel ban two significant defeats Wednesday and Thursday, blocking critical sections of the executive order just hours before officials were set to enforce them. Soon after the first ...Read More »
Five judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit implicitly took President Donald Trump to task for his disparaging comments on judges and the judiciary. The response, the strongest-to-date from sitting judges, came in a dissenting opinion ...Read More »
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The man who raped and strangled 16-year-old Brittany Binger left a wealth of DNA evidence at the scene. He attacked her on a long-ago winter night as she walked beside a country road called Pocahontas Trail. Authorities ...Read More »