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Jun 30 2020
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is urging a Washington court to quash a subpoena requiring Seattle news outlets to turn over video and photographs from a May protest.
Earlier this month, the Seattle Police Department served five news organizations with subpoenas commanding them to turn over all raw footage and photographs taken in a several block radius over a 90-minuteThe Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Feb 16 2021
The White House on Monday announced a program to extend mortgage relief and a moratorium on home foreclosures through June as thousands of Americans continue to struggle to keep up with payments during the coronavirus pandemic.
"The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a housing affordability crisis," the White House said in a statement. "Now, homeowners will receive urgently needed reliefThe Hill
Apr 21 2020
Attorney General Bill Barr said his Justice Department may pursue legal action against governors who maintain strict lockdown rules after their coronavirus outbreaks subside, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday.
Barr has been vocal about some lockdown measures infringing on Americans’ constitutional rights, including bans on attending church and purchasing firearms. President Donald Trump’sThe Daily Caller
Apr 08 2021
President Biden on Thursday announced a set of executive actions and legislative proposals on gun control, saying that gun violence is "a public health crisis" and the administration's actions do not contravene Second Amendment rights.
The administration aims to "confront not just the gun crisis but what is actually a public health crisis," Biden said in his remarks in the Rose GardenFox News (Online News)
Jul 29 2020
Two journalists from The Washington Post and PBS were slammed by critics for cheering on Democratic lawmakers during Tuesday's testimony of Attorney General William Barr.
Barr faced an intense grilling from Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee over a wide variety of subjects, including the Trump administration's deployment of federal agents at protests and the Justice Department'sFox News (Online News)
May 04 2021
I’ve started getting the same phone call every couple of weeks at this time of year. It’s always from a woman at a top 10 law school. She is married, wants to have a family and plans to work in constitutional law. But there’s a problem. She’s butting up against a new trend for those competing to join the ranks of constitutional lawyers, judges and scholars: the assumption that those graduatingPolitico
Aug 05 2020
Witnesses at a recent Senate hearing who testified about antifa's role in stirring aggressive protests and riots in Portland, Oregon, say their call for federal action may be ignored due to process issues in the proceeding that left Senate Democrats fuming.
Sen. Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican, on Tuesday, led the three-hour hearing of his judiciary subcommittee, “The Right of the PeopleWashington Examiner
Jul 28 2020
The Trump administration will reject new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as it seeks new avenues to dismantle parts of the program, the administration announced Tuesday.
The administration will also shorten the window for current DACA recipients, or so-called Dreamers, to renew their status from two years to one year, according to a Tuesday memo fromPolitico
May 09 2020
On what would have been his 26th birthday, Georgia state authorities said Friday that more arrests are possible in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, the black jogger who was killed while unarmed in February in the Satilla Shores neighborhood in Glynn County, Ga.
The director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Vic Reynolds, also shed light on his department's swift decision toNPR (Online News)
Dec 15 2020
Cornell University's student government removed two representatives who voted against a resolution to disarm the police.
On Dec. 8, Cornell's student assembly removed Vice President of Research and Accountability Annie Gleiberman for voting against a bill that would disarm the university's police department. The assembly's executive committee claims that Gleiberman condoned "acts ofWashington Free Beacon