A Decision That Will Live in Infamy

In what may be the worst decision since the infamous Trump v. Hawaii elevates legal formalities as a way to avoid addressing what everyone understood is really at issue here — namely, prejudice. Chief Justice John Roberts’s majority opinion downplays Trump’s anti-Muslim bias, focusing instead on the president’s legal power to…

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Judge Slows U.S. Review of Trump Lawyers Records: Cohen Update

Donald Trump’s personal attorney, a federal judge in New York delayed a decision on whether to appoint an impartial “special master” to conduct the review. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood said that federal authorities who seized documents from the lawyer, Michael Cohen, would provide copies to Cohen’s team. A lawyer…

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Federal Judge Upholds Massachusettss Assault-Weapons Ban

Suit was filed over state’s response to Pulse club shooting Gun-rights group claimed the 1998 ban was unconstitutional shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were left dead. Survivors mobilized on social media and successfully pushed for a new gun-control law in Florida, which triggered a…

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Trump May Be Deposed in Apprentice Groping Lawsuit

Manhattan state court judge says ‘no one is above the law’ Ruling adds to Stormy Daniels controversy over hush payment Summer Zervos, right, arrives at the New York County Criminal Court on Dec. 5, 2017. Stormy Daniels Faces $20 Million in Damages in Trump Lawsuit The decision may also complicate Trump’s…

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