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Trump asks Supreme Court to shield his financial records from Congress
US President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to block a subpoena requesting access to his financial documents. The subpoena was issued by the House of Representatives to Trump's personal accounting firm, Mazars USA. The Supreme Court (More)
Defense contractor agrees to $45 million settlement for illegal shipment of materials through Iran
Unitrans International, a Virginia defense contracting company, agreed Wednesday to pay $45 million to settle criminal obstruction charges and False Claims Act allegations brought by the Department of Justice for illegally shipping construction mater (More)
US authorities charge two Russian nationals over hacking attack
US authorities on Thursday filed charges and sanctions against two Russian nationals who allegedly run a cyber theft operation known as Evil Corp. The organization used malware to steal personal banking information from victims in more than 40 countr (More)
Supreme Court hears arguments on statute of limitations, motions to alter judgment
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in cases concerning the statute of limitations in § 1113(2) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and Rule 59(e) of Civil Procedure for a motion to alter or amend a judgment. In (More)
Texas judge blocks construction of part of border wall
A judge in Hidalgo County, Texas, granted a temporary restraining order Tuesday that prevents a group that has sought to build a portion of the border wall from working on the construction. The temporary restraining order seeks to "preserve the st (More)
US House Speaker Pelosi urges moving forward with impeachment
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made a televised statement Thursday urging the House to move forward with the impeachment proceedings. She said, "The president leaves us no choice but to act, because he is trying to corrupt, once again, the (More)
House Judiciary Committee holds first impeachment hearing
Four legal scholars appeared before the US House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to help guide the conversation on the constitutional standard for impeachment. On Tuesday the Intelligence Committee concluded their investigation and approved a re (More)
EU court rules in favor of German vinegar producer
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled Wednesday that the protected status of the name "Aceto Balsamico di Modena" does not extend to the non-geographic terms in the name. The ruling favored the German vinegar producer Balema, which uses "balsamic (More)
US House approves Uighur human rights bill
The US House of Representatives approved a bill on Tuesday requiring intervention in China over the mass detention centers located in the Xinjiang program. The legislation's focus is on Beijing's detainment of two million Muslim Uighur citizens. (More)
Supreme Court hears arguments on ownership of tax refunds and preemption of hazardous cleanup
The US Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in cases concerning how courts should determine the ownership of tax refunds paid to affiliated corporate groups and whether federal law preempts state law claims for the cleanup of hazardous waste beyond (More)