Retired US Supreme Court Justice Justice John Paul Stevens died on Tuesday at 99 years old. Stevens was appointed by President Gerald Ford in 1975 and retired in 2010 after serving more than 34 years on the bench. He was known for his evolution into a liberal-leaning judge who authored a number of precedential opinions, [...]

READ MORE

The American Civil Liberties Union and Southern Poverty Law Center filed a lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of refugee resettlement organizations and civil rights centers in California against Attorney General William Barr and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan arguing that a new rule barring non-citizens who transit through another country on their way [...]

READ MORE

Judge Amit Mehta of the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled on Monday that the House Oversight Committee’s April 22 subpoena of Mazars, the company that manages President Donald Trump’s private finances and holds his financial records, was within the committee’s authority. House Chair Elijah Cummings moved to compel these records following [...]

READ MORE

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) released a memo Monday arguing that Congress may not constitutionally compel senior presidential advisors to testify about their official duties, referring to an April 22 subpoena of former Counsel to the President Donald McGahn to testify on matters regarding the report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The House Judiciary [...]

READ MORE

The National Labor Relations Board released a memorandum Tuesday that says Uber drivers are not able to unionize because they are independent contractors, not employees. The advice memo outlines a number of factors courts consider in assessing whether a person is an independent contractor or employee, citing two specifically pertinent to the shared-ride and taxicab [...]

READ MORE