The US Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as Attorney General, replacing acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. Barr previously served as Attorney General under President George H.W. Bush from 1991 to 1993 and has since practiced in the private sector. Barr’s confirmation fills a position that has been vacant since President Donald Trump’s first Attorney [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth ruled Monday that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had the legal authority to repair and replace existing fences and walls along the Mexican border in southern California without following certain requirements of federal environmental protection laws. The appeals court’s ruling upholds a lower district court’s decision [...]

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The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Thursday announced the elimination of a rule enacted by the Obama administration that required large employers to file individual incident reports for workplace accidents and injuries. Under the prior rule companies with more than 250 employees were required to file two electronic forms, Form 300 and [...]

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The US Supreme Court issued an order on Tuesday to reverse a lower court’s injunction preventing the Trump administration from implementing its ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military. The Trump administration petitioned the Supreme Court to overturn the injunction in November. The injunction, issued by the US District Court for the Western District [...]

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The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in Henry Schein Inc. v. Archer and White Sales Inc., in favor of a strict application of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to a contract dispute involving a mandatory arbitration clause. Archer and White Sales Inc., a small dental supply business, entered into a contract to sell the products [...]

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