At Wednesday’s hearing, Democratic senators adopted a new strategy to press the Supreme Court nominee on abortion and campaign finance.
On the second day of Senate hearings, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee offered few clues as to how he’d rule on specific issues if confirmed.
President Trump’s nominee adopted a humble mien in his opening foray before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
President Trump’s budget would eliminate the Legal Services Corporation, which helps low-income individuals obtain representation in civil proceedings.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the ousted top federal prosecutor for Chicago offered two different visions this week.
The president paid roughly $38 million in taxes on $150 million in income that year, the journalist David Cay Johnston reported on Tuesday.
In a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday, a group of defendants argued the state’s public-defender system is too underfunded and overworked to meet the Sixth Amendment’s standards.
The move revives questions about the independence of federal prosecutors from political interference.
A comprehensive guide to reported encounters between the president’s aides and Putin’s government
A new executive order issued on Monday tightens the scope of the controversial policy, excluding those who already hold valid visas.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stepped aside from the Russia investigation on Thursday amid questions about his contacts with Moscow’s ambassador during the election.
A new book challenges the popular understanding of how the U.S. prison population skyrocketed.
Trump’s attorney general talked twice with the Russian ambassador during the campaign. Can he still oversee investigations that reportedly include his own conduct?
Republican lawmakers in more than a dozen states are mulling bills that target recent protesting tactics.
The U.S. Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, overturns a death-penalty sentence after an expert witness testified the defendant was more likely to commit future crimes because he is black.
New Homeland Security Department memos prioritize almost all undocumented immigrants for deportation, order the hiring of 10,000 more agents, and more.
The Justice Department said Thursday it would issue a revised version of its controversial travel ban after federal judges blocked its implementation.
In a letter to the White House, the government agency warns that “there is strong reason to believe that Ms. Conway has violated the Standards of Conduct.”
The Ninth Circuit’s ruling Thursday leaves the president with multiple options to move forward.
A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel unanimously upheld a restraining order blocking the federal government from enforcing the president’s controversial ban.