US Legal News

Two Pennsylvania civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a Marsy’s Law ballot question, a proposed constitutional amendment that would enumerate the rights of crimes victims. The state chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union and the League of Women voters filed the complaint in Commonwealth Court against the acting head of the Pennsylvania [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday upheld a lower court ruling requiring the president’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, to comply with the subpoena issued by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The Oversight Committee issued a subpoena to Mazars in April for records related to work performed [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction Friday against President Donald Trump’s proposed plan for funding the border wall for exceeding executive branch authority under the Appropriations Act. Trump issued a proclamation in February declaring a national emergency on the southern border of the US [...]

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US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was issued a subpoena on Thursday by three House of Representatives committees investigating the Trump administration for attempting to induce the government of Ukraine to interfere with the upcoming 2020 US presidential election. The subpoena demands that Perry provide relevant documents and appear before the committees to testify before [...]

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Attorneys representing US ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland released a statement to Politico reporter Kyle Cheney on Friday indicating his intention to testify before Congress, defying an order by the Trump Administration not to appear before the committees investigating the president as part of the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry. The statement says that [...]

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Two associates of US President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani were arrested Thursday for violating campaign finance laws. The indictment charges that Ignor Fruman and Lev Parnas and two others “conspired to circumvent the federal laws against foreign influence by engaging in a scheme to funnel foreign money to candidates for federal and state office [...]

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