Judiciary

January 21, 2018 - 2:05 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Bob Meyers doesn't want partial justice for his brother. He wants full justice. And to him, that means leaving D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo's sentence just the way it is: life in prison, with no chance of ever getting out. A federal judge in Virginia has given a glimmer of hope...
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President Donald Trump greets visitors touring the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 20, 2018 - 10:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bleak description of "American carnage." A forceful rollback of his predecessor's achievements. A blatant falsehood from the White House podium. And that was just the first 24 hours. In his first year in office, Donald Trump proved to be a singular figure, casting aside norms...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017 photo, people stand in line to enter the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court is agreeing to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries The justices plan to hear argument in April and issue a final ruling by late June. The action follows last month’s ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that struck down the travel ban. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 20, 2018 - 12:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The issue pits an administration that considers the restrictions necessary for Americans'...
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January 19, 2018 - 6:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An order of nuns brought their fight to stop a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property to a federal appeals court Friday. The Adorers of the Blood of Christ argue that the construction of a pipeline through their cornfield in Lancaster County represents...
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January 19, 2018 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit challenging special counsel Robert Mueller's authority may soon be transferred to another judge. Mueller and lawyers for Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump's campaign, filed a joint notice Friday saying they have no objection to transferring...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks during a news conference in Union Beach, N.J. In a Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, court filing, the government has told a federal judge in New Jersey it will seek a retrial of Menendez, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury on Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
January 19, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez might spend 2018 asking voters to re-elect him and jurors to acquit him. Federal prosecutors told a federal judge in New Jersey on Friday that they will seek a retrial of the Democratic senator, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury in November...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017 photo, people stand in line to enter the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court is agreeing to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries The justices plan to hear argument in April and issue a final ruling by late June. The action follows last month’s ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that struck down the travel ban. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 19, 2018 - 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The issue pits an administration that considers the restrictions necessary for Americans'...
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President Donald Trump pauses during his address to the March of Life participants from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 19, 2018 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his views on abortion rights (all times local): 1:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's committed to building "a society where life is celebrated, protected and cherished." Trump spoke Friday via video from the White House Rose Garden to...
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Alison Pavlicek, a volunteer with Susan B. Anthony List, canvasses a neighborhood, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Glendale, Ohio. Anti-abortion activists say their movement shows signs of success a year into President Donald Trump’s administration. That’s partly due to Trump’s support and Vice President Mike Pence’s commitment to curbing the practice made legal nearly 45 years ago. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 19, 2018 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — He once called himself "pro-choice." But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration's efforts to roll back abortion rights. And though his record is mixed and a midterm election looms, abortion opponents say they have not felt so...
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January 19, 2018 - 10:14 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines. The justices announced the stay after legal...
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