Feds Grilled Over Trump Appointment of Immigration Official

A federal judge told the Justice Department on Tuesday that its case for the legitimacy of President Donald Trump appointing the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services eviscerates a law Congress passed to ensure top agency officials are Senate-confirmed. 

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Judge Delays Flynn Sentencing Until Release of DOJ Report

A federal judge has agreed to postpone Michael Flynn’s sentencing originally slated for Dec. 18 after both sides requested a delay until the release of a Justice Department internal report on the investigation into Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign.

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Ninth Circuit Upholds Block of DOJ Conditions on Grants to Sanctuary Cities

A Ninth Circuit panel sided with a federal judge Thursday, upholding a decision to bar the Justice Department from imposing special conditions on policing grants for cities that refuse to help federal authorities detain and deport undocumented immigrants.

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DC Circuit Temporarily Stays Order Requiring Disclosure of Mueller Grand Jury Records

The D.C. Circuit handed down a temporary stay Tuesday night on a judge’s ruling that backed the legality of the House impeachment inquiry and ordered the Justice Department to hand over secret Mueller grand jury materials to Democrats.

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Judge Asked to Keep Mueller Grand Jury Evidence Secret

The Justice Department urged a federal judge Tuesday not to look to the history books in deciding whether to hand over secret material from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to the House Judiciary Committee, saying the court in 1974 was wrong to release grand jury evidence during Watergate.

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