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Former acting FBI Director McCabe sues DOJ and FBI over unlawful firing
Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday filed a complaint in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against Attorney General William Barr, the US Department of Justice, the FBI and FBI Director Christopher Wray. The lawsui (More)
Bump stock ban draws legal challenge
Acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker announced Tuesday that a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) regulation has been amended to ban bump stocks, drawing a legal challenge the same day. Whitaker said the final rule st (More)
Sri Lanka Supreme Court overturns president's decision to dissolve parliament
The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on Tuesday overturned the president's decision to dissolve parliament and called for a halt in preparations for a snap election on January 5. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved parliament because he (More)
Lawsuit alleges leaks, conflicts of interests in Russia investigation
Freedom Watch announced Monday that they have filed a lawsuit seeking the removal of Robert Mueller as head of the investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 election. The complaint alleges that the former FBI director has "failed to carry o (More)
Married same-sex couple sues former employer for revoking health insurance
A married same-sex couple filed a lawsuit against a former employer on Thursday in the US District Court for the Central District of California that alleges the company discriminated by refusing to provide spousal health insurance. Judith Dominguez (More)
Former FBI director James Comey testifies against Trump administration
Former FBI director James Comey testified on Thursday in front of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence . During more than two hours of testimony, Comey recounted nine encounters with President Donald Trump. Comey had documented each time he (More)
Appeals court denies Georgia death row inmate request for firing squad
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Monday denied Georgia death row inmate J.W. Ledford's request that his execution be carried out by firing squad rather than lethal injection. Ledford's counsel argued that lethal injection would (More)
Continuing Chronicles of the Comey Confrontation
JURIST Guest Columnist Royal F. Oakes of discusses the recent firing of FBI Director James Comey and its implications for wider investigations into the Trump administration... The Comey affair is shaping up to be a brass knuckle, br (More)
Acting FBI director says agency will continue investigation despite Comey firing
Acting Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director Andrew McCabe told the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday that the FBI would continue to investigate alleged connections between the Trump administration and Russia despite the recent firin (More)
Virginia governor commutes death row inmate sentence
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe commuted a death row inmate's sentence on Thursday stating the conviction was flawed. Ivan Teleguz was sentenced to death for the murder of his ex-girlfriend in 2001. McAuliffe stayed the execution of Telequz conce (More)
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