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Federal appeals court blocks enforcement of Florida law restricting right of ex-felons to vote

Federal appeals court blocks enforcement of Florida law restricting right of ex-felons to vote

A federal appeals court issued a ruling in favor of ex-felons challenging a Florida law that restricted their right to vote. Read full article: Federal appeals court blocks enforcement...→

Federal appeals court blocks enforcement of Florida law restricting right of ex-felons to vote

Federal appeals court blocks enforcement of Florida law restricting right of ex-felons to vote

A federal appeals court issued a ruling in favor of ex-felons challenging a Florida law that restricted their right to vote. Read full article: Federal appeals court blocks enforcement...→

MN law enforcement associations: Depts should get COVID-19 locations to keep officers safe

MN law enforcement associations: Depts should get COVID-19 locations to keep officers safe

Minnesota’s largest law enforcement associations asked state health officials to provide departments with the addresses of people who test positive for coronav [...] Read full article: MN law enforcement associations: Depts s...→

Appeals court allows Texas to ban most abortions during coronavirus pandemic

Appeals court allows Texas to ban most abortions during coronavirus pandemic

A federal appeals court ruled 2-1 on Tuesday to allow Texas to block most abortion services during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Appeals court allows Texas to ban most a...→

Law enforcement receiving calls for safer-at-home concerns; working to educate businesses and public

Law enforcement receiving calls for safer-at-home concerns; working to educate businesses and public

Safer-at-home orders are in effect both locally and statewide. While law enforcement says most people are following the rules, complaints for potential violati [...] Read full article: Law enforcement receiving calls for safe...→

Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can continue, appeals court rules

Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can continue, appeals court rules

Abortion in Texas has been unavailable for more than two weeks, the first time the procedure has not been accessible in a state since Roe v. Wade. Read full article: Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can cont...→

Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion ban as other states push to bar access amid coronavirus outbreak

Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion ban as other states push to bar access amid coronavirus outbreak

A federal district judge in Oklahoma has just blocked the state's efforts to ban abortion during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion b...→

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

Wisconsin’s presidential primary election will proceed Tuesday under an order from the state Supreme Court that came just hours after Democratic Gov. Tony Ever [...] Read full article: Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s mo...→

Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite those violating coronavirus stay at home order

Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite those violating coronavirus stay at home order

Citations for violating Gov. Tiim Walz’ orders to stay at home and halt business operations have started trickling in across the state, including a few in the [...] Read full article: Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite ...→

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum [...]

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum [...]

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum age for strippers from 18 to 21 Read full article: Adult clubs in one Florida city are suin...→

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary, despite public health fe [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court o...→

Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introduce bill to create federal COVID-19 commission

Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introduce bill to create federal COVID-19 commission

Reps. Stephanie Murphy and John Katko floated the first bipartisan bill Friday for an after-action review of the country’s response to the coronavirus. Mr. Kat [...] Read full article: Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introd...→

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

President Trump plans to nominate Judge Justin Walker, 37, for the federal appeals court in D.C., making him the youngest nominee since the 1980s to the nation [...] Read full article: Trump picks young judge likely to court ...→

Federal appeals court to livestream audio of remaining arguments amid coronavirus outbreak

Federal appeals court to livestream audio of remaining arguments amid coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Wednesday it is taking the unprecedented step of broadcasting live audio of the remaining arguments in i [...] Read full article: Federal appeals court to livestream audi...→

Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic

Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic

A federal appeals court Tuesday stayed a Texas federal judge's ruling that blocked Gov. Gregg Abbott's order closing abortion clinics due to the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion ...→

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

A professor at Wake Forest Law School was chastised by the school's dean after he read a case footnote that contained the N-word during a classroom discussion [...] Read full article: Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Read...→

Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing Abortion Clinics During Coronavirus Outbreak

Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing Abortion Clinics During Coronavirus Outbreak

Judge Lee Yeakel wrote in the nine-page court filing that Texas's directive to ban the procedure would cause patients to "suffer serious and irreparable harm." Read full article: Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing ...→

Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. sergeant battling COVID-19

Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. sergeant battling COVID-19

The sergeant is one of at least 27 people in the sheriff's office sickened by the pandemic. Read full article: Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. s...→

Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement making temperature checks mandatory for deputies

Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement making temperature checks mandatory for deputies

Some Tampa Bay area law enforcement organizations are rolling out mandatory temperature checks to keep first responders and the community safe. Read full article: Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement m...→

US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs in Texas During Pandemic

US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs in Texas During Pandemic

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled that Texas can enforce limits on the ability of women to obtain abortions as part of the state's policy requiring postpon [...] Read full article: US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs i...→

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on death penalty protocol

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on death penalty protocol

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government can carry out executions under its new lethal injection protocols, erasing a lower court’s injunction [...] Read full article: Appeals court sides with Trump administr...→

Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday After Court Blocks Delay

Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday After Court Blocks Delay

The Wisconsin primary will proceed as scheduled on Tuesday, after the state Supreme Court blocked a last-minute attempt by Gov. Tony Evers to delay in-person v [...] Read full article: Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday Aft...→

Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmates During COVID-19 Pandemic Goes To Federal Court

Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmates During COVID-19 Pandemic Goes To Federal Court

The fight to release medically vulnerable inmates at the Cook County Jail amid the coronavirus pandemic is now in federal court. Read full article: Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmate...→

Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Drones For Law Enforcement Scenarios

Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Drones For Law Enforcement Scenarios

The Walnut Creek City Council will hear a report Tuesday about the possible acquisition of drones by the city’s police department for use in a number of law en [...] Read full article: Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Dro...→

Trump pick is youngest federal appeals court judge nominee since 1980s

Trump pick is youngest federal appeals court judge nominee since 1980s

President Trump’s latest pick for the federal appeals court in D.C. stands out as the youngest nominee to the nation’s premier federal appellate court since th [...] Read full article: Trump pick is youngest federal appeals c...→

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

Wisconsin Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary, despite public health fears about in-per [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court o...→

Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Cracking Down On San Francisco Bay Area Shelter-In-Place Violators

Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Cracking Down On San Francisco Bay Area Shelter-In-Place Violators

A lone Alameda Police patrol car sat parked in the midst of the city's empty Washington Park playground, a visual reminder that the area has been closed down u [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Crac...→

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerf...→

Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to Court of Appeals

Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to Court of Appeals

Gov. Tim Walz has appointed Ramsey County Assistant Chief Judge Jennifer Frisch to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Frisch will fill the vacancy created by the [...] Read full article: Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to...→

Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Suspension of Abortions

Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Suspension of Abortions

A federal appeals court allows temporary enforcement of the Texas governor's order halting elective abortions during the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Su...→

Attack on gay man enough for asylum claim, U.S. appeals court rules

Attack on gay man enough for asylum claim, U.S. appeals court rules

The asylum seeker said he was beaten, doused with kerosene and threatened with beheading by a homophobic mob led by his father before fleeing Ghana. Read full article: Attack on gay man enough for asylum clai...→

Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pandemic allowed to continue, an appeals court ordered

Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pandemic allowed to continue, an appeals court ordered

Less than 24-hours after a district court judge halted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order banning most elective abortions during the spread of the COVID- [...] Read full article: Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pande...→

Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seeing People Die All Around Me' As He Appeals For More Federal Government Help

Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seeing People Die All Around Me' As He Appeals For More Federal Government Help

"What they still don't get is how to run a government, how to plan an operation. This virus has been ahead of us from day one," Cuomo said. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seei...→

California appeals court drops rape, trafficking charges against leader of Mexican megachurch

California appeals court drops rape, trafficking charges against leader of Mexican megachurch

Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, has been in custody since June following his arrest on accusations involving three girl [...] Read full article: California appeals court drops rape, tra...→

Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abortion during pandemic

Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abortion during pandemic

A federal appeals court Tuesday threw out a judge's order blocking the state from banning abortions during the virus pandemic.... The 5th Circuit Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abor...→

MN law enforcement begin to cite those violating stay at home order

MN law enforcement begin to cite those violating stay at home order

Citations for violating Gov. Tiim Walz’ orders to stay at home and halt business operations have started trickling in across the state, including a few in the [...] Read full article: MN law enforcement begin to cite those v...→

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers could not postpone the state’s presidential primary, striking [...] Read full article: Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s mo...→

Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop felled by COVID-19

Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop felled by COVID-19

She didn’t get shot. She wasn’t run over by a suspect. But the 250-vehicle funeral procession Friday morning that led Santa Rosa detective Marylou Armer to her [...] Read full article: Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop fell...→

Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court On Extended Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court On Extended Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Republicans are asking the high court to undo a federal judge's ruling this week that declined to postpone the election but added six days, to April 13, for pe [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court O...→

Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-crackdown across Santa Cruz County

Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-crackdown across Santa Cruz County

Local law enforcement agencies are continuing to scale up their enforcement of Santa Cruz County’s shelter-in-place order, now effective through at least May 3 [...] Read full article: Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-cra...→

Appeals court refuses to block extended voting in Wisconsin

Appeals court refuses to block extended voting in Wisconsin

A federal appeals court refused Friday to block extended absentee voting deadlines for Wisconsin’s presidential primary, allowing voters to continue turning in [...] Read full article: Appeals court refuses to block extended ...→

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

President Donald Trump said he is picking Justin Walker, an ally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to serve on the U.S. District Court of Appea [...] Read full article: Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Ap...→

Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Frisch To Minnesota Court Of Appeals

Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Frisch To Minnesota Court Of Appeals

Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Frisch to the district court in 2014. She previously served as senior associate general counsel for the University of Minnesota. Read full article: Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Fris...→

US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion Curbs Amid Pandemic

US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion Curbs Amid Pandemic

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday allowed Texas to enforce limits at least temporarily on the ability of women to obtain abortions as part of the state's policy [...] Read full article: US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion C...→

Texas abortion ban can go back into effect, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules

Texas abortion ban can go back into effect, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules

Patients in Texas will no longer be able to access abortion services until further review by the court. Read full article: Texas abortion ban can go back into effe...→

Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to temporarily halt Extraction’s oil and gas operations

Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to temporarily halt Extraction’s oil and gas operations

Extraction Oil and Gas has been granted a temporary restraining order that blocks Broomfield from issuing a health order. Read full article: Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to tem...→

MN law enforcement associations: Depts should get COVID-19 locations to keep officers safe

MN law enforcement associations: Depts should get COVID-19 locations to keep officers safe

Minnesota’s largest law enforcement associations asked state health officials to provide departments with the addresses of people who test positive for coronav [...] Read full article: MN law enforcement associations: Depts s...→

California appeals court drops rape, trafficking charges against leader of Mexican megachurch

California appeals court drops rape, trafficking charges against leader of Mexican megachurch

Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, has been in custody since June following his arrest on accusations involving three girl [...] Read full article: California appeals court drops rape, tra...→

Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement making temperature checks mandatory for deputies

Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement making temperature checks mandatory for deputies

Some Tampa Bay area law enforcement organizations are rolling out mandatory temperature checks to keep first responders and the community safe. Read full article: Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement m...→

Law enforcement receiving calls for safer-at-home concerns; working to educate businesses and public

Law enforcement receiving calls for safer-at-home concerns; working to educate businesses and public

Safer-at-home orders are in effect both locally and statewide. While law enforcement says most people are following the rules, complaints for potential violati [...] Read full article: Law enforcement receiving calls for safe...→

Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abortion during pandemic

Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abortion during pandemic

A federal appeals court Tuesday threw out a judge's order blocking the state from banning abortions during the virus pandemic.... The 5th Circuit Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abor...→

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on death penalty protocol

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on death penalty protocol

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government can carry out executions under its new lethal injection protocols, erasing a lower court’s injunction [...] Read full article: Appeals court sides with Trump administr...→

Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion ban as other states push to bar access amid coronavirus outbreak

Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion ban as other states push to bar access amid coronavirus outbreak

A federal district judge in Oklahoma has just blocked the state's efforts to ban abortion during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion b...→

Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmates During COVID-19 Pandemic Goes To Federal Court

Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmates During COVID-19 Pandemic Goes To Federal Court

The fight to release medically vulnerable inmates at the Cook County Jail amid the coronavirus pandemic is now in federal court. Read full article: Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmate...→

Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite those violating coronavirus stay at home order

Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite those violating coronavirus stay at home order

Citations for violating Gov. Tiim Walz’ orders to stay at home and halt business operations have started trickling in across the state, including a few in the [...] Read full article: Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite ...→

Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop felled by COVID-19

Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop felled by COVID-19

She didn’t get shot. She wasn’t run over by a suspect. But the 250-vehicle funeral procession Friday morning that led Santa Rosa detective Marylou Armer to her [...] Read full article: Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop fell...→

Trump pick is youngest federal appeals court judge nominee since 1980s

Trump pick is youngest federal appeals court judge nominee since 1980s

President Trump’s latest pick for the federal appeals court in D.C. stands out as the youngest nominee to the nation’s premier federal appellate court since th [...] Read full article: Trump pick is youngest federal appeals c...→

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary, despite public health fe [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court o...→

Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-crackdown across Santa Cruz County

Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-crackdown across Santa Cruz County

Local law enforcement agencies are continuing to scale up their enforcement of Santa Cruz County’s shelter-in-place order, now effective through at least May 3 [...] Read full article: Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-cra...→

Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Cracking Down On San Francisco Bay Area Shelter-In-Place Violators

Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Cracking Down On San Francisco Bay Area Shelter-In-Place Violators

A lone Alameda Police patrol car sat parked in the midst of the city's empty Washington Park playground, a visual reminder that the area has been closed down u [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Crac...→

Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introduce bill to create federal COVID-19 commission

Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introduce bill to create federal COVID-19 commission

Reps. Stephanie Murphy and John Katko floated the first bipartisan bill Friday for an after-action review of the country’s response to the coronavirus. Mr. Kat [...] Read full article: Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introd...→

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

President Donald Trump said he is picking Justin Walker, an ally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to serve on the U.S. District Court of Appea [...] Read full article: Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Ap...→

Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to Court of Appeals

Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to Court of Appeals

Gov. Tim Walz has appointed Ramsey County Assistant Chief Judge Jennifer Frisch to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Frisch will fill the vacancy created by the [...] Read full article: Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to...→

Attack on gay man enough for asylum claim, U.S. appeals court rules

Attack on gay man enough for asylum claim, U.S. appeals court rules

The asylum seeker said he was beaten, doused with kerosene and threatened with beheading by a homophobic mob led by his father before fleeing Ghana. Read full article: Attack on gay man enough for asylum clai...→

Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic

Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic

A federal appeals court Tuesday stayed a Texas federal judge's ruling that blocked Gov. Gregg Abbott's order closing abortion clinics due to the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion ...→

Texas abortion ban can go back into effect, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules

Texas abortion ban can go back into effect, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules

Patients in Texas will no longer be able to access abortion services until further review by the court. Read full article: Texas abortion ban can go back into effe...→

Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing Abortion Clinics During Coronavirus Outbreak

Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing Abortion Clinics During Coronavirus Outbreak

Judge Lee Yeakel wrote in the nine-page court filing that Texas's directive to ban the procedure would cause patients to "suffer serious and irreparable harm." Read full article: Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing ...→

Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. sergeant battling COVID-19

Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. sergeant battling COVID-19

The sergeant is one of at least 27 people in the sheriff's office sickened by the pandemic. Read full article: Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. s...→

Appeals court allows Texas to ban most abortions during coronavirus pandemic

Appeals court allows Texas to ban most abortions during coronavirus pandemic

A federal appeals court ruled 2-1 on Tuesday to allow Texas to block most abortion services during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Appeals court allows Texas to ban most a...→

US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs in Texas During Pandemic

US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs in Texas During Pandemic

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled that Texas can enforce limits on the ability of women to obtain abortions as part of the state's policy requiring postpon [...] Read full article: US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs i...→

Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can continue, appeals court rules

Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can continue, appeals court rules

Abortion in Texas has been unavailable for more than two weeks, the first time the procedure has not been accessible in a state since Roe v. Wade. Read full article: Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can cont...→

MN law enforcement begin to cite those violating stay at home order

MN law enforcement begin to cite those violating stay at home order

Citations for violating Gov. Tiim Walz’ orders to stay at home and halt business operations have started trickling in across the state, including a few in the [...] Read full article: MN law enforcement begin to cite those v...→

Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday After Court Blocks Delay

Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday After Court Blocks Delay

The Wisconsin primary will proceed as scheduled on Tuesday, after the state Supreme Court blocked a last-minute attempt by Gov. Tony Evers to delay in-person v [...] Read full article: Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday Aft...→

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

Wisconsin’s presidential primary election will proceed Tuesday under an order from the state Supreme Court that came just hours after Democratic Gov. Tony Ever [...] Read full article: Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s mo...→

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers could not postpone the state’s presidential primary, striking [...] Read full article: Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s mo...→

Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Drones For Law Enforcement Scenarios

Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Drones For Law Enforcement Scenarios

The Walnut Creek City Council will hear a report Tuesday about the possible acquisition of drones by the city’s police department for use in a number of law en [...] Read full article: Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Dro...→

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum [...]

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum [...]

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum age for strippers from 18 to 21 Read full article: Adult clubs in one Florida city are suin...→

Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court On Extended Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court On Extended Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Republicans are asking the high court to undo a federal judge's ruling this week that declined to postpone the election but added six days, to April 13, for pe [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court O...→

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

Wisconsin Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary, despite public health fears about in-per [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court o...→

Appeals court refuses to block extended voting in Wisconsin

Appeals court refuses to block extended voting in Wisconsin

A federal appeals court refused Friday to block extended absentee voting deadlines for Wisconsin’s presidential primary, allowing voters to continue turning in [...] Read full article: Appeals court refuses to block extended ...→

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerf...→

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

President Trump plans to nominate Judge Justin Walker, 37, for the federal appeals court in D.C., making him the youngest nominee since the 1980s to the nation [...] Read full article: Trump picks young judge likely to court ...→

Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Frisch To Minnesota Court Of Appeals

Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Frisch To Minnesota Court Of Appeals

Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Frisch to the district court in 2014. She previously served as senior associate general counsel for the University of Minnesota. Read full article: Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Fris...→

Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Suspension of Abortions

Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Suspension of Abortions

A federal appeals court allows temporary enforcement of the Texas governor's order halting elective abortions during the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Su...→

Federal appeals court to livestream audio of remaining arguments amid coronavirus outbreak

Federal appeals court to livestream audio of remaining arguments amid coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Wednesday it is taking the unprecedented step of broadcasting live audio of the remaining arguments in i [...] Read full article: Federal appeals court to livestream audi...→

US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion Curbs Amid Pandemic

US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion Curbs Amid Pandemic

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday allowed Texas to enforce limits at least temporarily on the ability of women to obtain abortions as part of the state's policy [...] Read full article: US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion C...→

Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pandemic allowed to continue, an appeals court ordered

Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pandemic allowed to continue, an appeals court ordered

Less than 24-hours after a district court judge halted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order banning most elective abortions during the spread of the COVID- [...] Read full article: Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pande...→

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

A professor at Wake Forest Law School was chastised by the school's dean after he read a case footnote that contained the N-word during a classroom discussion [...] Read full article: Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Read...→

Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to temporarily halt Extraction’s oil and gas operations

Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to temporarily halt Extraction’s oil and gas operations

Extraction Oil and Gas has been granted a temporary restraining order that blocks Broomfield from issuing a health order. Read full article: Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to tem...→

Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seeing People Die All Around Me' As He Appeals For More Federal Government Help

Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seeing People Die All Around Me' As He Appeals For More Federal Government Help

"What they still don't get is how to run a government, how to plan an operation. This virus has been ahead of us from day one," Cuomo said. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seei...→

MN law enforcement associations: Depts should get COVID-19 locations to keep officers safe

MN law enforcement associations: Depts should get COVID-19 locations to keep officers safe

Minnesota’s largest law enforcement associations asked state health officials to provide departments with the addresses of people who test positive for coronav [...] Read full article: MN law enforcement associations: Depts s...→

Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. sergeant battling COVID-19

Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. sergeant battling COVID-19

The sergeant is one of at least 27 people in the sheriff's office sickened by the pandemic. Read full article: Law enforcement praying for Harris Co. s...→

California appeals court drops rape, trafficking charges against leader of Mexican megachurch

California appeals court drops rape, trafficking charges against leader of Mexican megachurch

Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, has been in custody since June following his arrest on accusations involving three girl [...] Read full article: California appeals court drops rape, tra...→

Appeals court allows Texas to ban most abortions during coronavirus pandemic

Appeals court allows Texas to ban most abortions during coronavirus pandemic

A federal appeals court ruled 2-1 on Tuesday to allow Texas to block most abortion services during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Appeals court allows Texas to ban most a...→

Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement making temperature checks mandatory for deputies

Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement making temperature checks mandatory for deputies

Some Tampa Bay area law enforcement organizations are rolling out mandatory temperature checks to keep first responders and the community safe. Read full article: Pinellas, Hillsborough law enforcement m...→

Law enforcement receiving calls for safer-at-home concerns; working to educate businesses and public

Law enforcement receiving calls for safer-at-home concerns; working to educate businesses and public

Safer-at-home orders are in effect both locally and statewide. While law enforcement says most people are following the rules, complaints for potential violati [...] Read full article: Law enforcement receiving calls for safe...→

US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs in Texas During Pandemic

US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs in Texas During Pandemic

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled that Texas can enforce limits on the ability of women to obtain abortions as part of the state's policy requiring postpon [...] Read full article: US Appeals Court Allows Abortion Curbs i...→

Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abortion during pandemic

Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abortion during pandemic

A federal appeals court Tuesday threw out a judge's order blocking the state from banning abortions during the virus pandemic.... The 5th Circuit Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Appeals Court restores Texas ban on abor...→

Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can continue, appeals court rules

Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can continue, appeals court rules

Abortion in Texas has been unavailable for more than two weeks, the first time the procedure has not been accessible in a state since Roe v. Wade. Read full article: Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can cont...→

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on death penalty protocol

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on death penalty protocol

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government can carry out executions under its new lethal injection protocols, erasing a lower court’s injunction [...] Read full article: Appeals court sides with Trump administr...→

MN law enforcement begin to cite those violating stay at home order

MN law enforcement begin to cite those violating stay at home order

Citations for violating Gov. Tiim Walz’ orders to stay at home and halt business operations have started trickling in across the state, including a few in the [...] Read full article: MN law enforcement begin to cite those v...→

Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion ban as other states push to bar access amid coronavirus outbreak

Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion ban as other states push to bar access amid coronavirus outbreak

A federal district judge in Oklahoma has just blocked the state's efforts to ban abortion during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Federal judge blocks Oklahoma abortion b...→

Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday After Court Blocks Delay

Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday After Court Blocks Delay

The Wisconsin primary will proceed as scheduled on Tuesday, after the state Supreme Court blocked a last-minute attempt by Gov. Tony Evers to delay in-person v [...] Read full article: Wisconsin Primary to Proceed Tuesday Aft...→

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

Wisconsin’s presidential primary election will proceed Tuesday under an order from the state Supreme Court that came just hours after Democratic Gov. Tony Ever [...] Read full article: Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s mo...→

Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmates During COVID-19 Pandemic Goes To Federal Court

Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmates During COVID-19 Pandemic Goes To Federal Court

The fight to release medically vulnerable inmates at the Cook County Jail amid the coronavirus pandemic is now in federal court. Read full article: Fight To Release Cook County Jail Inmate...→

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s move to delay election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers could not postpone the state’s presidential primary, striking [...] Read full article: Top Wisconsin court blocks governor’s mo...→

Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite those violating coronavirus stay at home order

Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite those violating coronavirus stay at home order

Citations for violating Gov. Tiim Walz’ orders to stay at home and halt business operations have started trickling in across the state, including a few in the [...] Read full article: Minnesota law enforcement begin to cite ...→

Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Drones For Law Enforcement Scenarios

Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Drones For Law Enforcement Scenarios

The Walnut Creek City Council will hear a report Tuesday about the possible acquisition of drones by the city’s police department for use in a number of law en [...] Read full article: Walnut Creek Police Seeks To Acquire Dro...→

Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop felled by COVID-19

Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop felled by COVID-19

She didn’t get shot. She wasn’t run over by a suspect. But the 250-vehicle funeral procession Friday morning that led Santa Rosa detective Marylou Armer to her [...] Read full article: Law enforcement honors Bay Area cop fell...→

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum [...]

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum [...]

Adult clubs in one Florida city are suing over a new law that raised the minimum age for strippers from 18 to 21 Read full article: Adult clubs in one Florida city are suin...→

Trump pick is youngest federal appeals court judge nominee since 1980s

Trump pick is youngest federal appeals court judge nominee since 1980s

President Trump’s latest pick for the federal appeals court in D.C. stands out as the youngest nominee to the nation’s premier federal appellate court since th [...] Read full article: Trump pick is youngest federal appeals c...→

Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court On Extended Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court On Extended Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Republicans are asking the high court to undo a federal judge's ruling this week that declined to postpone the election but added six days, to April 13, for pe [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP Appeals To Supreme Court O...→

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary, despite public health fe [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court o...→

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

Wisconsin Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary, despite public health fears about in-per [...] Read full article: Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court o...→

Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-crackdown across Santa Cruz County

Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-crackdown across Santa Cruz County

Local law enforcement agencies are continuing to scale up their enforcement of Santa Cruz County’s shelter-in-place order, now effective through at least May 3 [...] Read full article: Law enforcement lays out coronavirus-cra...→

Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Cracking Down On San Francisco Bay Area Shelter-In-Place Violators

Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Cracking Down On San Francisco Bay Area Shelter-In-Place Violators

A lone Alameda Police patrol car sat parked in the midst of the city's empty Washington Park playground, a visual reminder that the area has been closed down u [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Law Enforcement Crac...→

Appeals court refuses to block extended voting in Wisconsin

Appeals court refuses to block extended voting in Wisconsin

A federal appeals court refused Friday to block extended absentee voting deadlines for Wisconsin’s presidential primary, allowing voters to continue turning in [...] Read full article: Appeals court refuses to block extended ...→

Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introduce bill to create federal COVID-19 commission

Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introduce bill to create federal COVID-19 commission

Reps. Stephanie Murphy and John Katko floated the first bipartisan bill Friday for an after-action review of the country’s response to the coronavirus. Mr. Kat [...] Read full article: Florida Democrat, N.Y. Republican introd...→

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerf...→

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

President Donald Trump said he is picking Justin Walker, an ally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to serve on the U.S. District Court of Appea [...] Read full article: Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Ap...→

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

President Trump plans to nominate Judge Justin Walker, 37, for the federal appeals court in D.C., making him the youngest nominee since the 1980s to the nation [...] Read full article: Trump picks young judge likely to court ...→

Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to Court of Appeals

Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to Court of Appeals

Gov. Tim Walz has appointed Ramsey County Assistant Chief Judge Jennifer Frisch to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Frisch will fill the vacancy created by the [...] Read full article: Walz names Ramsey County Judge Frisch to...→

Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Frisch To Minnesota Court Of Appeals

Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Frisch To Minnesota Court Of Appeals

Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Frisch to the district court in 2014. She previously served as senior associate general counsel for the University of Minnesota. Read full article: Gov. Walz Names Ramsey County Judge Fris...→

Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Suspension of Abortions

Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Suspension of Abortions

A federal appeals court allows temporary enforcement of the Texas governor's order halting elective abortions during the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Appeals Court Allows Texas to Enforce Su...→

Federal appeals court to livestream audio of remaining arguments amid coronavirus outbreak

Federal appeals court to livestream audio of remaining arguments amid coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Wednesday it is taking the unprecedented step of broadcasting live audio of the remaining arguments in i [...] Read full article: Federal appeals court to livestream audi...→

Attack on gay man enough for asylum claim, U.S. appeals court rules

Attack on gay man enough for asylum claim, U.S. appeals court rules

The asylum seeker said he was beaten, doused with kerosene and threatened with beheading by a homophobic mob led by his father before fleeing Ghana. Read full article: Attack on gay man enough for asylum clai...→

US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion Curbs Amid Pandemic

US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion Curbs Amid Pandemic

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday allowed Texas to enforce limits at least temporarily on the ability of women to obtain abortions as part of the state's policy [...] Read full article: US Appeals Court Allows Texas Abortion C...→

Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic

Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic

A federal appeals court Tuesday stayed a Texas federal judge's ruling that blocked Gov. Gregg Abbott's order closing abortion clinics due to the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion ...→

Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pandemic allowed to continue, an appeals court ordered

Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pandemic allowed to continue, an appeals court ordered

Less than 24-hours after a district court judge halted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order banning most elective abortions during the spread of the COVID- [...] Read full article: Texas abortion ban during COVID-19 pande...→

Texas abortion ban can go back into effect, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules

Texas abortion ban can go back into effect, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules

Patients in Texas will no longer be able to access abortion services until further review by the court. Read full article: Texas abortion ban can go back into effe...→

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

A professor at Wake Forest Law School was chastised by the school's dean after he read a case footnote that contained the N-word during a classroom discussion [...] Read full article: Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Read...→

Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to temporarily halt Extraction’s oil and gas operations

Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to temporarily halt Extraction’s oil and gas operations

Extraction Oil and Gas has been granted a temporary restraining order that blocks Broomfield from issuing a health order. Read full article: Court blocks Broomfield’s attempt to tem...→

Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing Abortion Clinics During Coronavirus Outbreak

Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing Abortion Clinics During Coronavirus Outbreak

Judge Lee Yeakel wrote in the nine-page court filing that Texas's directive to ban the procedure would cause patients to "suffer serious and irreparable harm." Read full article: Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing ...→

Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seeing People Die All Around Me' As He Appeals For More Federal Government Help

Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seeing People Die All Around Me' As He Appeals For More Federal Government Help

"What they still don't get is how to run a government, how to plan an operation. This virus has been ahead of us from day one," Cuomo said. Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Says 'I'm Seei...→