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Judge Grants Sanctions Against DOJ Over Citizenship Question

Judge Grants Sanctions Against DOJ Over Citizenship Question

A federal judge has agreed to impose financial sanctions against the Trump administration for failing to produce hundreds of documents during litigation over w [...] Read full article: Judge Grants Sanctions Against DOJ Over ...→

Judge Grants Sanctions Against DOJ Over Citizenship Question

Judge Grants Sanctions Against DOJ Over Citizenship Question

A federal judge has agreed to impose financial sanctions against the Trump administration for failing to produce hundreds of documents during litigation over w [...] Read full article: Judge Grants Sanctions Against DOJ Over ...→

Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE loans, federal judge rules

Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE loans, federal judge rules

A federal judge on Monday ruled that strip clubs are entitled to receive emergency federal loans aimed at helping small businesses suffering from the coronavir [...] Read full article: Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE lo...→

Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ban on in-person church services after lawsuit

Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ban on in-person church services after lawsuit

Kentucky churches were able to hold in-person services Sunday after a federal judge ruled in their favor against Gov. Andy Beshear's orders during the coronavi [...] Read full article: Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ...→

Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay tossed by federal judge

Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay tossed by federal judge

The players from the U.S. national women’s team intend to ask the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the decision, a move that could delay the trial [...] Read full article: Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay toss...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdiction over ICE detention practices, lawyers claim

Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdiction over ICE detention practices, lawyers claim

Lawyers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told a federal court in Miami that it has “no basis” for any oversight of “ICE’s administration of its so [...] Read full article: Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdicti...→

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction mandating additional social distancing measures to battle the spread of coronavirus at the Cook Count [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders additional social d...→

Federal judge ices California ammo-purchase background checks

Federal judge ices California ammo-purchase background checks

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra had argued that the ammo-check provision of Prop 63 was working to keep bullets away from dangerous people. Read full article: Federal judge ices California ammo-purch...→

Ohio judge orders removal of

Ohio judge orders removal of "vulnerable" inmates from federal prison with second-highest coronavirus death toll

At-risk inmates must be evaluated immediately for release or transfer from the federal prison, where 52 inmates and 46 staffers have tested positive for the co [...] Read full article: Ohio judge orders removal of "vulnerable...→

Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook County clerk

Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook County clerk

A federal judge on Friday ordered court oversight for the Cook County clerk's office after determining Clerk Karen Yarbrough has violated anti-patronage hiring [...] Read full article: Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook ...→

Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeline permit

Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeline permit

A U.S. judge canceled a key permit Wednesday for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that’s expected to stretch from Canada to Nebraska, another setback for the dispu [...] Read full article: Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeli...→

Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temporarily block order on release of Mueller grand jury files

Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temporarily block order on release of Mueller grand jury files

The Supreme Court on Friday granted an emergency request from the Department of Justice to block enforcement of an order to release grand jury materials from f [...] Read full article: Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temp...→

Federal judge rules New York must hold June primary election canceled over coronavirus risks

Federal judge rules New York must hold June primary election canceled over coronavirus risks

The ruling put Sen. Bernie Sanders, businessman Andrew Yang and other 2020 candidates back on the ballot. Yang sued the New York State Board of Elections after [...] Read full article: Federal judge rules New York must hold J...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

Federal court extends deadline for DOJ to turn over Mueller materials, setting up SCOTUS fight

Federal court extends deadline for DOJ to turn over Mueller materials, setting up SCOTUS fight

A federal appeals court on Friday granted the Justice Department an extra 10 days to provide Congress with the redacted grand jury materials from former specia [...] Read full article: Federal court extends deadline for DOJ t...→

Federal judge orders Utah company to stop peddling silver product as a COVID-19 cure

Federal judge orders Utah company to stop peddling silver product as a COVID-19 cure

A federal judge has ordered a Utah company to stop selling silver products, including gels, that it says cures COVID-19 and that prosecutors allege is a “phony [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders Utah company to sto...→

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

A judge has ruled against Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in a lawsuit filed over the extension of the state’s stay-at-home order, putting the statewide plan in je [...] Read full article: Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block ...→

Federal judge says Mississippi church can hold drive-in services

Federal judge says Mississippi church can hold drive-in services

A federal judge ruled Friday that the First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs Mississippi may stay open for drive-in services, after police issued the pastor [...] Read full article: Federal judge says Mississippi church ca...→

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

A federal judge on Thursday issued an order that allows presidential, vice presidential and U.S. Senate candidates for the Green and Libertarian Party on Illin [...] Read full article: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge al...→

San Diego Federal Judge Blocks State Background Check Law for Ammo Purchases - Times of San Diego

A San Diego federal judge Thursday blocked a state law requiring background checks for people purchasing ammunition, opining that it does little to keep ammuni [...] Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Blocks State Bac...→

Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition Purchases

Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition Purchases

A federal judge on Thursday blocked a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, issuing a sharply worded rebuke of “onerous and [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requ...→

Federal judge denies new criminal trial for Roger Stone

Federal judge denies new criminal trial for Roger Stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday denied a request for a new trial made by Trump ally Roger Stone following his conviction on... Read full article: Federal judge denies new criminal trial ...→

United gets $5 billion in federal grants, loans

The airline will give the government warrants to purchase nearly 2 percent of its stock. Read full article: United gets $5 billion in federal grants...→

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman found Pritzker’s order "has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and savi [...] Read full article: Federal judge denies another bid to let ...→

DOJ to consider possible federal hate crime charges in Ahmaud Arbery shooting

DOJ to consider possible federal hate crime charges in Ahmaud Arbery shooting

Georgia's top prosecutor also appointed a new district attorney — the fourth since Arbery's death — to take over the case. Read full article: DOJ to consider possible federal hate cr...→

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

A federal judge slammed feds for thier “deliberate indifference” toward the health of ICE detainees amid the coronavirus pandemic, ordering COVID-19 testing fo [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘d...→

Federal judge reinstates New York Democratic presidential primary

Federal judge reinstates New York Democratic presidential primary

A federal court judge has ordered New York Democrats to reinstate the presidential primary election for June 23 after one-time candidate Andrew Yang challenged [...] Read full article: Federal judge reinstates New York Democr...→

Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order; Denies Restraining Order Sought By Northwest Illinois Church

Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order; Denies Restraining Order Sought By Northwest Illinois Church

U.S. District Judge John Lee said blocking Pritzker’s order not only would risk the lives of the church’s members, but their families, neighbors, co-workers, a [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's...→

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

A late night decision from a U.S. district judge will allow hundreds of detainees to be released from South Florida detention centers over what they said was “ [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released ...→

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges expressed skepticism Tuesday for the Justice Department’s bid to keep secret the details of a court order to compel Facebook to wiretap voice ca [...] Read full article: Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to k...→

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distanc...→

Federal judge loosens rules for third-party candidates in Illinois

Federal judge loosens rules for third-party candidates in Illinois

Requirements for third-party candidates to be on November ballots in the state will be loosened this election cycle. Rebecca Pallmeyer, chief judge of the Nort [...] Read full article: Federal judge loosens rules for third-pa...→

Federal judge blocks California ammunition purchase background checks

Federal judge blocks California ammunition purchase background checks

He said the new law "misfires" and the "Second Amendment rights of California citizens have been gravely injured. Read full article: Federal judge blocks California ammuniti...→

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

A federal judge who last year declared California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines unconstitutional has just halted another gun-control measure voted in by [...] Read full article: Federal judge links bullet-buying to cor...→

Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s religious gatherings ban

Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s religious gatherings ban

A federal judge on Saturday blocked Kansas from limiting attendance at in-person religious worship services or activities to 10 people or fewer to check the sp [...] Read full article: Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s r...→

Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as federal judge rules U.S. government illegally issued permit

Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as federal judge rules U.S. government illegally issued permit

"Today's ruling sends a clear signal nationwide that people and the planet must come before profits for polluting corporations," said Friends of the Earth's Ma [...] Read full article: Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as fede...→

Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE loans, federal judge rules

Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE loans, federal judge rules

A federal judge on Monday ruled that strip clubs are entitled to receive emergency federal loans aimed at helping small businesses suffering from the coronavir [...] Read full article: Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE lo...→

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman found Pritzker’s order "has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and savi [...] Read full article: Federal judge denies another bid to let ...→

Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ban on in-person church services after lawsuit

Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ban on in-person church services after lawsuit

Kentucky churches were able to hold in-person services Sunday after a federal judge ruled in their favor against Gov. Andy Beshear's orders during the coronavi [...] Read full article: Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ...→

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

A federal judge slammed feds for thier “deliberate indifference” toward the health of ICE detainees amid the coronavirus pandemic, ordering COVID-19 testing fo [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘d...→

Federal judge rules New York must hold June primary election canceled over coronavirus risks

Federal judge rules New York must hold June primary election canceled over coronavirus risks

The ruling put Sen. Bernie Sanders, businessman Andrew Yang and other 2020 candidates back on the ballot. Yang sued the New York State Board of Elections after [...] Read full article: Federal judge rules New York must hold J...→

Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order; Denies Restraining Order Sought By Northwest Illinois Church

Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order; Denies Restraining Order Sought By Northwest Illinois Church

U.S. District Judge John Lee said blocking Pritzker’s order not only would risk the lives of the church’s members, but their families, neighbors, co-workers, a [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's...→

Federal court extends deadline for DOJ to turn over Mueller materials, setting up SCOTUS fight

Federal court extends deadline for DOJ to turn over Mueller materials, setting up SCOTUS fight

A federal appeals court on Friday granted the Justice Department an extra 10 days to provide Congress with the redacted grand jury materials from former specia [...] Read full article: Federal court extends deadline for DOJ t...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges expressed skepticism Tuesday for the Justice Department’s bid to keep secret the details of a court order to compel Facebook to wiretap voice ca [...] Read full article: Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to k...→

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

A judge has ruled against Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in a lawsuit filed over the extension of the state’s stay-at-home order, putting the statewide plan in je [...] Read full article: Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block ...→

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction mandating additional social distancing measures to battle the spread of coronavirus at the Cook Count [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders additional social d...→

Federal judge loosens rules for third-party candidates in Illinois

Federal judge loosens rules for third-party candidates in Illinois

Requirements for third-party candidates to be on November ballots in the state will be loosened this election cycle. Rebecca Pallmeyer, chief judge of the Nort [...] Read full article: Federal judge loosens rules for third-pa...→

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

A federal judge on Thursday issued an order that allows presidential, vice presidential and U.S. Senate candidates for the Green and Libertarian Party on Illin [...] Read full article: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge al...→

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

A federal judge who last year declared California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines unconstitutional has just halted another gun-control measure voted in by [...] Read full article: Federal judge links bullet-buying to cor...→

Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition Purchases

Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition Purchases

A federal judge on Thursday blocked a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, issuing a sharply worded rebuke of “onerous and [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requ...→

Ohio judge orders removal of

Ohio judge orders removal of "vulnerable" inmates from federal prison with second-highest coronavirus death toll

At-risk inmates must be evaluated immediately for release or transfer from the federal prison, where 52 inmates and 46 staffers have tested positive for the co [...] Read full article: Ohio judge orders removal of "vulnerable...→

Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s religious gatherings ban

Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s religious gatherings ban

A federal judge on Saturday blocked Kansas from limiting attendance at in-person religious worship services or activities to 10 people or fewer to check the sp [...] Read full article: Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s r...→

Federal judge denies new criminal trial for Roger Stone

Federal judge denies new criminal trial for Roger Stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday denied a request for a new trial made by Trump ally Roger Stone following his conviction on... Read full article: Federal judge denies new criminal trial ...→

Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeline permit

Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeline permit

A U.S. judge canceled a key permit Wednesday for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that’s expected to stretch from Canada to Nebraska, another setback for the dispu [...] Read full article: Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeli...→

DOJ to consider possible federal hate crime charges in Ahmaud Arbery shooting

DOJ to consider possible federal hate crime charges in Ahmaud Arbery shooting

Georgia's top prosecutor also appointed a new district attorney — the fourth since Arbery's death — to take over the case. Read full article: DOJ to consider possible federal hate cr...→

Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temporarily block order on release of Mueller grand jury files

Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temporarily block order on release of Mueller grand jury files

The Supreme Court on Friday granted an emergency request from the Department of Justice to block enforcement of an order to release grand jury materials from f [...] Read full article: Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temp...→

Federal judge reinstates New York Democratic presidential primary

Federal judge reinstates New York Democratic presidential primary

A federal court judge has ordered New York Democrats to reinstate the presidential primary election for June 23 after one-time candidate Andrew Yang challenged [...] Read full article: Federal judge reinstates New York Democr...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay tossed by federal judge

Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay tossed by federal judge

The players from the U.S. national women’s team intend to ask the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the decision, a move that could delay the trial [...] Read full article: Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay toss...→

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

A late night decision from a U.S. district judge will allow hundreds of detainees to be released from South Florida detention centers over what they said was “ [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released ...→

Federal judge orders Utah company to stop peddling silver product as a COVID-19 cure

Federal judge orders Utah company to stop peddling silver product as a COVID-19 cure

A federal judge has ordered a Utah company to stop selling silver products, including gels, that it says cures COVID-19 and that prosecutors allege is a “phony [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders Utah company to sto...→

Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdiction over ICE detention practices, lawyers claim

Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdiction over ICE detention practices, lawyers claim

Lawyers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told a federal court in Miami that it has “no basis” for any oversight of “ICE’s administration of its so [...] Read full article: Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdicti...→

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distanc...→

Federal judge says Mississippi church can hold drive-in services

Federal judge says Mississippi church can hold drive-in services

A federal judge ruled Friday that the First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs Mississippi may stay open for drive-in services, after police issued the pastor [...] Read full article: Federal judge says Mississippi church ca...→

Federal judge blocks California ammunition purchase background checks

Federal judge blocks California ammunition purchase background checks

He said the new law "misfires" and the "Second Amendment rights of California citizens have been gravely injured. Read full article: Federal judge blocks California ammuniti...→

San Diego Federal Judge Blocks State Background Check Law for Ammo Purchases - Times of San Diego

A San Diego federal judge Thursday blocked a state law requiring background checks for people purchasing ammunition, opining that it does little to keep ammuni [...] Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Blocks State Bac...→

Federal judge ices California ammo-purchase background checks

Federal judge ices California ammo-purchase background checks

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra had argued that the ammo-check provision of Prop 63 was working to keep bullets away from dangerous people. Read full article: Federal judge ices California ammo-purch...→

Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook County clerk

Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook County clerk

A federal judge on Friday ordered court oversight for the Cook County clerk's office after determining Clerk Karen Yarbrough has violated anti-patronage hiring [...] Read full article: Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook ...→

Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as federal judge rules U.S. government illegally issued permit

Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as federal judge rules U.S. government illegally issued permit

"Today's ruling sends a clear signal nationwide that people and the planet must come before profits for polluting corporations," said Friends of the Earth's Ma [...] Read full article: Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as fede...→

United gets $5 billion in federal grants, loans

The airline will give the government warrants to purchase nearly 2 percent of its stock. Read full article: United gets $5 billion in federal grants...→

Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE loans, federal judge rules

Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE loans, federal judge rules

A federal judge on Monday ruled that strip clubs are entitled to receive emergency federal loans aimed at helping small businesses suffering from the coronavir [...] Read full article: Strip clubs entitled to emergency PPE lo...→

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

Federal judge denies another bid to let churches worship despite Pritzker’s order

U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman found Pritzker’s order "has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and savi [...] Read full article: Federal judge denies another bid to let ...→

DOJ to consider possible federal hate crime charges in Ahmaud Arbery shooting

DOJ to consider possible federal hate crime charges in Ahmaud Arbery shooting

Georgia's top prosecutor also appointed a new district attorney — the fourth since Arbery's death — to take over the case. Read full article: DOJ to consider possible federal hate cr...→

Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ban on in-person church services after lawsuit

Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ban on in-person church services after lawsuit

Kentucky churches were able to hold in-person services Sunday after a federal judge ruled in their favor against Gov. Andy Beshear's orders during the coronavi [...] Read full article: Federal judge halts Kentucky governor's ...→

Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temporarily block order on release of Mueller grand jury files

Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temporarily block order on release of Mueller grand jury files

The Supreme Court on Friday granted an emergency request from the Department of Justice to block enforcement of an order to release grand jury materials from f [...] Read full article: Supreme Court grants DOJ request to temp...→

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

A federal judge slammed feds for thier “deliberate indifference” toward the health of ICE detainees amid the coronavirus pandemic, ordering COVID-19 testing fo [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘d...→

Federal judge rules New York must hold June primary election canceled over coronavirus risks

Federal judge rules New York must hold June primary election canceled over coronavirus risks

The ruling put Sen. Bernie Sanders, businessman Andrew Yang and other 2020 candidates back on the ballot. Yang sued the New York State Board of Elections after [...] Read full article: Federal judge rules New York must hold J...→

Federal judge reinstates New York Democratic presidential primary

Federal judge reinstates New York Democratic presidential primary

A federal court judge has ordered New York Democrats to reinstate the presidential primary election for June 23 after one-time candidate Andrew Yang challenged [...] Read full article: Federal judge reinstates New York Democr...→

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigration Detainees From Otay Mesa

A federal judge today, May 4, ordered the release of more than 72 detainees from the Otay Mesa Federal Detention Center.  A detainee inside Otay Mesa Federal D [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Release of Immigrat...→

Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order; Denies Restraining Order Sought By Northwest Illinois Church

Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order; Denies Restraining Order Sought By Northwest Illinois Church

U.S. District Judge John Lee said blocking Pritzker’s order not only would risk the lives of the church’s members, but their families, neighbors, co-workers, a [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Upholds Gov. JB Pritzker's...→

Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay tossed by federal judge

Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay tossed by federal judge

The players from the U.S. national women’s team intend to ask the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the decision, a move that could delay the trial [...] Read full article: Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay toss...→

Federal court extends deadline for DOJ to turn over Mueller materials, setting up SCOTUS fight

Federal court extends deadline for DOJ to turn over Mueller materials, setting up SCOTUS fight

A federal appeals court on Friday granted the Justice Department an extra 10 days to provide Congress with the redacted grand jury materials from former specia [...] Read full article: Federal court extends deadline for DOJ t...→

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

A late night decision from a U.S. district judge will allow hundreds of detainees to be released from South Florida detention centers over what they said was “ [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released ...→

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

Federal judge orders the release of ICE detainees from Florida facilities: report

A federal judge in Miami order the release of most U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at three Florida facilities on Thursday, citing “cruel an [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders the release of ICE ...→

Federal judge orders Utah company to stop peddling silver product as a COVID-19 cure

Federal judge orders Utah company to stop peddling silver product as a COVID-19 cure

A federal judge has ordered a Utah company to stop selling silver products, including gels, that it says cures COVID-19 and that prosecutors allege is a “phony [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders Utah company to sto...→

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to keep Facebook encryption ruling sealed

Federal judges expressed skepticism Tuesday for the Justice Department’s bid to keep secret the details of a court order to compel Facebook to wiretap voice ca [...] Read full article: Federal judges skeptical of DOJ bid to k...→

Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdiction over ICE detention practices, lawyers claim

Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdiction over ICE detention practices, lawyers claim

Lawyers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told a federal court in Miami that it has “no basis” for any oversight of “ICE’s administration of its so [...] Read full article: Federal judge in Miami has no jurisdicti...→

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block Extended Stay-at-Home Order: Reports

A judge has ruled against Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in a lawsuit filed over the extension of the state’s stay-at-home order, putting the statewide plan in je [...] Read full article: Judge Grants Restraining Order to Block ...→

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distanc...→

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

Federal judge orders additional social distancing measures at Cook County Jail

A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction mandating additional social distancing measures to battle the spread of coronavirus at the Cook Count [...] Read full article: Federal judge orders additional social d...→

Federal judge says Mississippi church can hold drive-in services

Federal judge says Mississippi church can hold drive-in services

A federal judge ruled Friday that the First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs Mississippi may stay open for drive-in services, after police issued the pastor [...] Read full article: Federal judge says Mississippi church ca...→

Federal judge loosens rules for third-party candidates in Illinois

Federal judge loosens rules for third-party candidates in Illinois

Requirements for third-party candidates to be on November ballots in the state will be loosened this election cycle. Rebecca Pallmeyer, chief judge of the Nort [...] Read full article: Federal judge loosens rules for third-pa...→

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

A federal judge on Thursday issued an order that allows presidential, vice presidential and U.S. Senate candidates for the Green and Libertarian Party on Illin [...] Read full article: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge al...→

Federal judge blocks California ammunition purchase background checks

Federal judge blocks California ammunition purchase background checks

He said the new law "misfires" and the "Second Amendment rights of California citizens have been gravely injured. Read full article: Federal judge blocks California ammuniti...→

San Diego Federal Judge Blocks State Background Check Law for Ammo Purchases - Times of San Diego

A San Diego federal judge Thursday blocked a state law requiring background checks for people purchasing ammunition, opining that it does little to keep ammuni [...] Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Blocks State Bac...→

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

A federal judge who last year declared California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines unconstitutional has just halted another gun-control measure voted in by [...] Read full article: Federal judge links bullet-buying to cor...→

Federal judge ices California ammo-purchase background checks

Federal judge ices California ammo-purchase background checks

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra had argued that the ammo-check provision of Prop 63 was working to keep bullets away from dangerous people. Read full article: Federal judge ices California ammo-purch...→

Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition Purchases

Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition Purchases

A federal judge on Thursday blocked a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, issuing a sharply worded rebuke of “onerous and [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requ...→

Ohio judge orders removal of

Ohio judge orders removal of "vulnerable" inmates from federal prison with second-highest coronavirus death toll

At-risk inmates must be evaluated immediately for release or transfer from the federal prison, where 52 inmates and 46 staffers have tested positive for the co [...] Read full article: Ohio judge orders removal of "vulnerable...→

Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s religious gatherings ban

Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s religious gatherings ban

A federal judge on Saturday blocked Kansas from limiting attendance at in-person religious worship services or activities to 10 people or fewer to check the sp [...] Read full article: Federal judge blocks Kansas governor’s r...→

Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook County clerk

Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook County clerk

A federal judge on Friday ordered court oversight for the Cook County clerk's office after determining Clerk Karen Yarbrough has violated anti-patronage hiring [...] Read full article: Federal judge imposes oversight on Cook ...→

Federal judge denies new criminal trial for Roger Stone

Federal judge denies new criminal trial for Roger Stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday denied a request for a new trial made by Trump ally Roger Stone following his conviction on... Read full article: Federal judge denies new criminal trial ...→

Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as federal judge rules U.S. government illegally issued permit

Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as federal judge rules U.S. government illegally issued permit

"Today's ruling sends a clear signal nationwide that people and the planet must come before profits for polluting corporations," said Friends of the Earth's Ma [...] Read full article: Keystone XL pipeline put on hold as fede...→

Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeline permit

Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeline permit

A U.S. judge canceled a key permit Wednesday for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that’s expected to stretch from Canada to Nebraska, another setback for the dispu [...] Read full article: Federal judge cancels Keystone XL pipeli...→

United gets $5 billion in federal grants, loans

The airline will give the government warrants to purchase nearly 2 percent of its stock. Read full article: United gets $5 billion in federal grants...→