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Supreme Court hears oral arguments on DACA and border questions
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in two cases concerning immigration and border issues. The first, Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, is a challenge to the Trump administration’s 2017 decision (More)
White House rebukes Turkey for purchasing Russian missile system
The US government on Wednesday suspended Turkey's involvement with the F-35 fighter jet program, citing concerns with Turkey's purchase of a Russian-built missile defense system. In a statement issued by White House press secretary Stephanie Grish (More)
Supreme Court rules against Virginia House of Delegates in racial gerrymandering case
The Supreme Court ruled against the Virginia House of Delegates in a new racial gerrymandering case. The case began in 2011 when a group of citizens in twelve districts sued the State asserting that the districts had been created with intentional (More)
Assange indicted on espionage charges
A federal grand jury indicted Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, with 17 counts of violating the Espionage Act for his alleged role in illegally obtaining receiving and disclosing classified information. In 2009, WikiLeaks posted a detailed lis (More)
Targeting Jihadist Terrorists: Identifying Pertinent Legal Guidelines
Targeted killing campaigns are still accelerating under the Trump administration, with fewer constraints and even less transparency. More precisely, it seems that the Obama-era Presidential Policy Guidance has been relaxed in two very meaningful ways (More)
Chelsea Manning to remain in jail for contempt
A three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled Monday that Chelsea Manning will remain in jail on a contempt charge for her refusal to testify before a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assang (More)
Amnesty report details apparent US violation of humanitarian law in Somalia
US air strikes are resulting in civilian casualties in Somalia, Amnesty International reported Wednesday. The report details five incidents resulting in 14 civilian casualties, with eight more civilians injured within the past two years. These iss (More)
Trump signs order lifting reporting requirements for airstrikes in noncombat conflict zones
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday reversing an Obama-era order requiring intelligence agencies to report deaths from airstrikes in noncombat conflict zones. The new order revokes the requirement put into place by Bar (More)
Access to Health Records: New Rules Another Step in the Right Direction
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued proposed regulations that could enhance the value of electronic health information. Specifically, the proposed regulations focus on the areas of interoperability and patients’ access t (More)
Federal judge issues gag order in Roger Stone case
Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the US District Court for the District of Columbia issued a gag order on Friday prohibiting Roger Stone, attorneys on both sides, and all witnesses and interested parties from making statements to the media or the public r (More)
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