Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week:
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Thursday denied
[order, PDF] the Trump Administration’s bid to forestall transgender recruits from military service.
Thursday’s order merely denied the administration’s plea to suspend an order by a federal judge in Baltimore requiring the Administration to allow transgender recruits on January 1.
The US House of Representatives voted 224-201 Wednesday to give final approval to the sweeping Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
[HR 1 materials].
UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Philip Alston warned
[statement] Friday that “[t]he American Dream is rapidly becoming the American Illusion as the US …