What to expect when you’re expecting a Supreme Court confirmation hearing
For the last few weeks, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has been privately meeting with members of the Senate. Now, the American public will get to hear from the high court nominee.
Insurrectionist lawmaker pleads guilty, will cooperate with feds
Derrick Evans, whose participation in the Capitol riot forced him out of office, pleaded guilty Friday to engaging in civil disorder in connection with the deadly attempt to overthrow America's government.
Appeals court plumbs Nasdaq objections to securities rule
An attorney for Nasdaq urged the D.C. Circuit on Friday to vacate the Securities and Exchange Commission’s market data rule, arguing it will exacerbate the competition and efficiency problems it seeks to fix.
Texas court administrator hit with First Amendment complaint
A committee of judges and clerks in Texas decided once upon a time to create a subcommittee to discuss public access, but then the subcommittee never met. A First Amendment action filed Thursday by Courthouse News has been a long time coming
Louisianans take stand against gas export terminal on vanishing coast
Dozens of opponents of a proposed air permit for another natural gas export terminal along what has become a rapidly eroding and hurricane-battered edge of the Pelican State spoke against the terminal during a public hearing before the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
Smollett attorney still on the hook in defamation case brought by Osundairo brothers
The legal saga surrounding Jussie Smollett turned a new page Friday morning when a federal judge in Chicago released a ruling declaring that defamation claims against one of Smollett's attorneys can proceed to trial.
Ukraine sees another bloody day of fighting, civilian deaths
Russia launched another missile strike into western Ukraine on Friday, hitting an aircraft maintenance facility, and claimed to have seized parts of the southern port city of Mariupol during another day of intense fighting.
EU trade deficit continues to spike, hitting $40 billion in January
The increasing costs of importing energy drove the European Union’s international trade deficit to 36 billion euros ($39.7 billion) in January, up 18.9% from the previous year, according to data released by Eurostat on Friday.
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