International Court

Three law faculty and a human rights lawyer filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Friday, claiming that the government’s sanctions against the Office of the Prosecutor in the International Criminal Court prevents the plaintiffs from providing legal services to victims of atrocity crimes.

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Feds Lobby Ninth Circuit to Lift Barrier to Ban on China’s WeChat

An attorney for users of Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat told a Ninth Circuit panel Thursday the Trump administration sought to unlawfully ban the app and should be blocked from ever doing so because it never intended to address purported concerns about Beijing-directed espionage.

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Trump Appointees Pressure Census for Report on Undocumented

U.S. Census Bureau statisticians are under significant pressure from Trump political appointees to figure out who in the U.S. is in the country illegally, and they’re worried that any such report they produce in the waning days of the Trump administration will be inaccurate, according to the bureau’s watchdog agency.

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