A federal judge in Maryland early Wednesday issued a second halt on the latest version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, asserting that the president’s own comments on the campaign trail and on Twitter convinced him that the directive was ...Read More »
The National Football League, still in political crosshairs over whether players should take a knee during the national anthem, is throwing its weight behind another cause in Washington’s debate over racial inequality: criminal-justice reform. The NFL’s spokesman said on Monday ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is taking steps to impose “numeric performance standards” on federal immigration judges, drawing a sharp rebuke from judges who say production quotas or similar measures will threaten judicial independence, as well as their ability to ...Read More »
Charlottesville officials voted Thursday to join a lawsuit intended to prevent a repeat of the violence at a white-nationalist rally in August by targeting the groups of “alt-right warriors” and heavily armed militiamen who showed up at the demonstration. The ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Civil liberties lawyers are trying to block federal investigators from searching the Facebook accounts of local activists connected to protests of President Trump’s inauguration and for information the attorneys say would reveal the names of thousands of people ...
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WASHINGTON — The controversy remained outside Trump International Hotel on Thursday afternoon. Inside, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered a tribute to civility and free speech to a conservative education nonprofit. Gorsuch’s speech stirred protests because of its setting: The ...Read More »
President Donald Trump has again roiled the public debate over free-speech rights with his comments this weekend about football players who take a knee during the national anthem — but lawyers said calling for those players to be fired probably ...Read More »