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Trump pardons Oregon ranchers whose arrest lead to standoff
US President Donald Trump granted two full presidential pardons Tuesday to Dwight Lincoln Hammond, Jr., and his son, Steven Hammond, cattle ranchers in Oregon who were serving 5-year sentences for arson on federal land. It was this sentencing that s (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 21 April 2018
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: The Democratic National Committee (DNC) filed a lawsuit Friday against Donald Trump, Russia, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, and several Trump aids including Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul (More)
Federal appeals court allows special prosecutor for Joe Arpaio contempt verdict
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decided Tuesday that because the Justice Department will not defend former Maricopa County Sheriff's criminal contempt conviction, it would appoint a special prosecutor to defend the question.Arpaio (More)
House Democrats file five articles of impeachment against Trump
Five House Democrats on Wednesday introduced five new Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump. Tennessee Representative Steve Cohen sponsored the measure, joined by Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, Al Green of Texas, Marcia Fudge of Ohio (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 7 October 2017
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: The parties involved in challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban order filed letter briefs with the US Supreme Court Thursday addressing whether the issue is moot in light of Trump's Septemb (More)
Federal judge upholds Arpaio pardon and dismisses contempt case
Judge Susan Bolton of the US District Court for the District of Arizona upheld President Trump's pardon of former Arizona Sherriff Joe Arpaio and dismissed the contempt case against Arpaio during a hearing Wednesday.In a brief filed last month (More)
New York immigrant files early challenge to Trump administration decision to end DACA
A 26-year-old Mexican immigrant in New York has amended his ongoing lawsuit against the US government to challenge the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program . Batalla Vidal, who initially bro (More)
Trump administration to eliminate DACA program
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced the Trump administration's plans to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which gives undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children, known as Dreamers, p (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 26 August 2017
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: US President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio . A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas on Wednesday blocked Texa (More)
Trump pardons former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio
US President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio . In a brief announcement issued Friday night, the White House said that Arpaio's military service and law enforcement tenure warranted the pardon.Arpa (More)