Justice


Make Changes In, Not On, the Court

President Trump nominated Neil M. Gorsuch as the next Supreme Court justice Tuesday, and Senate Democrats are already lined up to oppose the nomination. Despite the super-heated political rhetoric, the…

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President Trump Nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge with a writer’s flair, to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a selection expected to spark a fierce fight with Democrats…

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Hardiman, Gorsuch Said to Top Trump Supreme Court List

Federal appellate judges Thomas Hardiman and Neil Gorsuch have emerged as the two front-runners as Donald Trump prepares to make his first U.S. Supreme Court nomination next week, according to…

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A Wrongful Pardon

Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama hasn’t shied away from formulating deeply divisive policies, including the highly controversial Iran deal; the contentious Affordable Care Act, better known as…

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Feds Release Scathing Report on Chicago Police Abuse

Institutional problems within the Chicago Police Department have led to serious civil-rights violations for years, including racial bias against blacks and a tendency to use excessive force, according to a…

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Baltimore, DoJ Reach Consent Decree Over Policing

A spokesman for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says the city and the U.S. Justice Department have reached an agreement on a consent decree that will require the city to reform…

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Justice Officials to Issue Update on Netanyahu Probe

Israel’s Justice Ministry and police say they will issue an update “in due time” about an ongoing probe into suspicions of wrongdoing surrounding Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Israeli media are…

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U.S. Files First Charges in Generic Drug Price-Fixing Probe

The Justice Department accused two executives of colluding with other generic pharmaceutical companies to fix prices, the first criminal charges stemming from a sweeping two-year investigation. Jeffrey Glazer, a former…

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Justice Department Sues Town That Blocked Mosque

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging a New Jersey town violated federal anti-discrimination laws when it blocked an Islamic group from building a mosque on property the…

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Justice Alito Rallies Conservatives in Tribute to Scalia

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued a rallying cry to conservatives in the wake of newfound strength following Donald Trump’s election. Alito told a conference of conservative lawyers, judges and…

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Comey Said to Retain Confidence of Lynch

Attorney General Loretta Lynch continues to have confidence in FBI Director James Comey despite his controversial decision to renew a probe related to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail…

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