Judge May Toss San Francisco’s Lawsuit Against Justice Department

A federal judge hinted Thursday he might toss San Francisco’s lawsuit challenging the Justice Department’s unexplained repeal of documents providing guidance to state and local governments for complying with federal civil rights laws because the city might not have standing to sue.

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California Federal Land Sale Law Shut Down by Federal Judge

Certain that the Trump administration would soon auction off chunks of federal land in California to oil companies, California lawmakers in 2017 scrambled up a defense. They passed a first-of-its-kind law allowing the state to freeze certain sales it doesn’t agree with by granting regulators right of first refusal on transfers of federal land to private buyers.

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