ACLU Sues Over Plans For Citizenship Question On 2020 CensusCivil rights lawyers have sued the U.S. Commerce Department to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Conservative Christian Attorneys Gain Influence Under TrumpAttorneys with First Liberty law firm in Dallas have moved into powerful taxpayer-funded jobs at the Texas attorney general's office, and even advised President Trump.
Attorney: Too Little Cash For Transgender Killing DefenseThe head of Missouri's public defender system says a suspect in the killing of a transgender teen should be spared from facing the death sentence if he's convicted because there isn't enough money to adequately defend him.
Circuit Court Judge Stephen Reinhardt Dies At 87Judge Stephen Reinhardt, a liberal stalwart on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for nearly four decades, died Thursday in Southern California. He was 87.
ACLU Sues Government Over Detention Of Asylum SeekersThe ACLU is suing the Trump administration, claiming it is violating immigration laws and its own policies by detaining immigrants who have a solid case for seeking asylum in the U.S.
Group Calls For Investigation Into Judge's Alleged Discriminatory RemarksThe Texas ACLU is calling for a judicial commission to investigate a Houston judge for making what the group alleges to be discriminatory remarks.
Pregnant Teen Who Sued Over Abortion Leaves Federal CustodyA pregnant immigrant teenager who told a judge that she was being prevented from having an abortion while in federal custody has been released.
Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban On RefugeesA federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.
Justices Take Up Dispute Over Wedding Cake For Gay CoupleThe Supreme Court is taking up the highly anticipated case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
Not A Final Ruling, But Justices OK Travel Ban EnforcementIt's not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
US Releases 10-Year-Old Immigrant With Cerebral PalsyU.S. authorities on Friday released a 10-year-old immigrant girl with cerebral palsy who had been detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission.
Undocumented Teen Has Abortion Amid Legal BattleAn immigrant teen held in federal custody in Texas on Wednesday had the abortion she had been seeking for a month, overcoming the Trump administration's objection.