California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is approaching the confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh all wrong, according to state Sen. Kevin de León, her opponent in this fall’s Senate race.
NARAL Pro-Choice President Ilyse Hogue tells Beyond the Bubble that a vote to confirm Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh could purge Democrats of their remaining moderates. Legal expert Margaret Russell says overturning Roe v. Wade could be trickier than other major cases, and there's no promise the court even tries.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, a swing vote on the Supreme Court, announced he is retiring in July. Kennedy's departure gives President Donald Trump the opportunity to reshape the court and reign in abortion rights.
A seven-figure donation to Trump's inaugural festivities by a hard-to-trace LLC called BH Group appears connected to Republican legal activists trying to fill the courts with more like-minded conservative jurists.
Ramzi bin al Shibh, an alleged 9/11 plot deputy who aspired to be a hijacker but failed to get a U.S. visa, is in an isolation cell for bad behavior at Guantánamo prison — stripped of his legal materials, running water and a bed or mattress.
Ukrainian billionaire Victor Pinchuk is reportedly under the microscope by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller. Pinchuk invited Trump to Kiev last year and in 2015 gave $150,000 to Trump’s controversial charitable foundation.
The Trump administration sued California Tuesday over its sanctuary policies for undocumented immigrants, setting off a chorus of near-unanimous defiance from California lawmakers. US. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will lay out the details of the lawsuit Wednesday in a speech in Sacramento.
The current high-value prison, Camp 7, is a bit of a mystery. Reporters can’t see it, the public can’t know how much the Bush administration spent to build it and lawyers who have inspected it are only allowed to describe it superficially.
A U.S. District judge in California who was a target of Trump's ire will hear a case Friday on whether the president is overstepping his authority to waive environmental laws to build a border wall. The judge is Gonzalo Curiel, whom Trump berated during the 2016 campaign for his handling of a lawsuit involving Trump University.
The military has put a federal court on notice that it plans to demolish the Detention Center’s first communal, prison-of-war style prison, a site where guards posted President Barack Obama’s Guantánamo closure order on an outdoor bulletin board and detainees saw it fade in the sunshine.
President Donald Trump has made nominations for nine of the 11 assistant attorney general slots; the Senate has confirmed just four. He has nominated only 58 people to fill 93 U.S. attorney slots; 46 of those have been approved by the Senate.
The dilemma of how to go forward with the USS Cole death-penalty trial after the capital defense lawyer quit loomed over this week’s hearing — with prosecutors authenticating signatures on packages of evidence from the 2000 bombing site and a defense attorney refusing to participate.
In the early 1970s, a Johnson & Johnson official posed a question that haunts the company today. If Johnson's Baby Powder contained asbestos at a level of, say, 1 percent, how much of the cancer-causing substance would a baby inhale when dusted with the powder?