More than 2,000 former US Department of Justice (DOJ) employees signed a letter on Sunday calling for US Attorney General William Barr’s resignation, condemning President Donald Trump and Barr’s interference in the sentencing of Trump associate Roger Stone. The letter cites the DOJ Manual, which calls on officials to “be impartial and insulated from political [...]

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On the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, the US House of Representatives voted Monday overwhelmingly in favor of the Never Again Education Act — funding created to support Holocaust education across the country. The measure authorizes $10 million over the next five years to expand the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Monday removed an injunction imposed by a New York district court concerning a new Trump Administration immigration “public charge” rule, which would restrict immigrants who may rely on public assistance from entering the US. Solicitor General Noel Francisco filed an emergency application this month with the US Supreme Court to [...]

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US President Donald Trump’s impeachment legal team submitted a 171-page trial memorandum Monday urging his immediate acquittal, arguing that the House articles of impeachment do not identify any impeachable offense. White House Counsel contends that the president did not engage in any unconstitutional or illegal activity, calling the Articles of Impeachment “the product of an [...]

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The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in Ritzen Group Inc. v. Jackson Masonry that a bankruptcy court’s order unreservedly denying relief from the automatic stay constitutes a final, immediately appealable order. In bankruptcy, a creditor’s rights to collect a debt are automatically stayed once a debtor files a bankruptcy petition. The creditor must then obtain [...]

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A New York judge ruled Friday that a New York City ban on flavored tobacco liquid products, enacted via emergency regulation, was an overstep of its authority. Acting Justice Catherine Cholakis of New York’s Supreme Court noted that such a ban should be reserved for legislative regulation. “The Council overstepped its authority in adopting the [...]

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John Bolton, former national security advisor to Donald Trump, issued a statement Monday that he is prepared to testify if he is subpoenaed by the Senate in its impeachment trial of the president. “The House has concluded its Constitutional responsibility by adopting Articles of Impeachment related to the Ukraine matter. It now falls to the [...]

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