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Trump Says He'll Suspend Immigration For 60 Days Over Coronavirus Fears
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
President Trump said he plans to "temporarily suspend immigration into the United States," in an attempt to protect American workers from the coronavirus' economic toll.
Michael Cohen, Ex-Trump Lawyer, To Be Released Early From Prison Amid Pandemic
Friday, April 17, 2020
The president's former attorney and fixer will be permitted to move to home confinement because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Roger Stone Won't Get New Trial, Judge Rules After Disputes
Thursday, April 16, 2020
President Trump's political adviser asked a federal judge for a new trial after attorneys said there were problems with the jury in his old one. Judge Amy Berman Jackson said no.
'They're All Really Afraid': Coronavirus Spreads In Federal Prisons
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
One of the hardest-hit facilities is in Oakdale, La. "They feel like they're sitting ducks," says Arjeane Thompson, whose boyfriend is an inmate. And staff are working overtime under the strain.
Inmates, Staff On Edge As COVID-19 Spreads Through Federal Prisons
Monday, April 06, 2020
Coronavirus is rapidly spreading, and the Bureau of Prisons says at least 138 inmates and 59 members of staff have tested positive. One of the hardest hit facilities is in Louisiana.
Justice Department IG Finds Widespread Problems With FBI's FISA Applications
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Investigators haven't been submitting sufficient evidence along with their applications to conduct surveillance in counterterrorism and counterintelligence investigations, a report shows.
U.S. Charges Nicolás Maduro And Other Venezuelan Officials With Narcotrafficking
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The U.S. government has charged Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro and 14 other current or former Venezuelan officials with narcotrafficking and has offered a $15 million reward for Maduro's capture.
DOJ Charges Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro With Drug Trafficking
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The U.S. government announces drug trafficking charges against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The charges were announced by Attorney General Bill Barr on Thursday morning.
Coronavirus Package Would Bar Trump And Lawmakers From Funds, Top Democrat Says
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says he's secured a provision in the $2 trillion rescue bill that would prohibit the president and others from receiving Treasury loans or investments.
As COVID-19 Spreads, Calls Grow To Protect Inmates In Federal Prisons
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Lawmakers and advocacy groups are putting pressure on the Trump administration to take steps to protect vulnerable federal inmates from the coronavirus.
FBI Adjusts To Persevere Through Pandemic As Much Of America Shuts Down
Friday, March 20, 2020
The bureau can't stop work in the way many Americans have in response to the coronavirus. Special agents are interviewing remotely, staggering work hours and wearing protective gear.
Citing Security, Feds Drop Case Against Russians Linked To Election Interference
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The Justice Department said the Russian companies in a case from the Mueller investigation were exploiting the U.S. legal system without being bound by it.
Federal Courts Scramble To Adapt To Disruptions From Coronavirus Pandemic
Monday, March 16, 2020
From delaying trials to relying more on videoconferencing, courts are attempting to carry on their work amidst the national response to the outbreak.
FBI Surveillance Measures Appear Likely To Expire With GOP Opposition
Thursday, March 12, 2020
A failure of sufficient support from President Trump and his allies in the Senate may mean that surveillance tools called essential by the Justice Department could expire this weekend.
Without Action From Congress, 3 Surveillance Authorities Will Lapse
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
A set of surveillance tools used by the FBI in national security investigations expires next week. Lawmakers, who want to implement reforms, are fighting over how far those changes should go.
Federal Court Sides With House In Fight Over Mueller Grand Jury Materials
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Judges ordered that Democratic members of Congress may see evidence the Justice Department wanted to keep sealed. The DOJ is expected to appeal.
Federal Judge Slams Barr Over Mueller Report
Friday, March 06, 2020
A federal judge has sharply criticized Attorney General William Barr's handling of the Mueller report, saying Barr made misleading statements potentially to spin the report for the president's benefit.
House Dems Say They're Looking Into Political Influence At Justice Department
Friday, February 28, 2020
Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., has asked for access to witnesses and documents as part of what he calls a look into whether the White House has been interfering with justice.
Judge Weighs Roger Stone's Bid For A New Trial As Trump Attacks Her On Twitter
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Roger Stone, a self-styled "dirty trickster" and longtime adviser to President Trump, is expected to appeal. The president, meanwhile, has left open the door to a possible pardon for Stone.
Spotlight Lands On Amy Berman Jackson, Judge In Stone Case, After A Lengthy Career
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Jackson has been a player in Washington, D.C.'s legal world for three decades and now is center stage amid disputes over Roger Stone and the independence of the Justice Department.