Category Archives: US Lawsuits, Laws, & Legislation

Social justice groups sue California over DNA database that stores profiles of those not convicted

Monday 2  social justice groups in California sued the state’s department of justice over its collection and storage of DNA profiles from those arrested but never convicted of a felony, a report said. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the state requires that the department keeps the DNA information from anyone who has ever been arrested …

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Supreme Court rejects review of Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood, Kavanaugh vote was key

The Supreme Court is staying out of legal fight over efforts to block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, with the newest justice casting the deciding vote. Monday the high court rejected  review of appeals from two states, which claim the nation’s largest abortion provider should not receive any public funding after a series of disputed videos …

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Corsi sues Mueller over alleged grand jury leaks, seeks $350M in damages

Sunday, Jerome Corsi, the conservative author accused of lying under oath to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators, filed a federal lawsuit accusing Mueller of leaking grand jury items and various constitutional violations, including illegal surveillance, reports said.

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Senators: Trump Making No Push for Criminal Justice Bill

President Donald Trump is more interested in obtaining money for his border wall than passing a bipartisan prison and sentencing reform bill, senators on both sides of the table are saying, and as a result has not been pushing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for putting it on a back burner.

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Dem wanting social media scrutiny for gun-license applicants has violent, tax-delinquent past

A New York, Demonrat, state lawmaker  has submitted a bill calling for all gun-license applicants to let the government review their social media posts going back three years and their internet searches going back one year.

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Government Seeks Quick Ruling on Transgender Troops Case

The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon’s policy of restricting military service by transgender people. It’s the fourth time in recent months the administration has sought to bypass lower courts that have blocked some of its more controversial proposals and push the high court, with a …

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Dem senators sue to block Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general

Demonrats are at it again. Monday 3 Democratic senators  filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Whitaker was appointed by Trump to lead the Justice Department after Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned earlier this month.

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Bob Woodward criticizes CNN’s Acosta lawsuit, says media’s ’emotionally unhinged’ about Trump

Bob Woodward, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Watergate journalist whose recent book, “Fear,” described chaotic infighting at the White House, on Tuesday criticized CNN for filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration and charged that too many media figures “have become emotionally unhinged.”Fox News

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Gillum Lawyer Says Election Lawsuit Possible

Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is eying a possible lawsuit as tensions escalate over the recount in Florida of both the governor and U.S. Senate races.

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Judge rules in favor of Trump Administration vs. California over federal land sales

Thursday a federal judge in California ruled in favor of the Trump Administration blocking a bill that gave the state the right to thwart the sale of federal lands to private interests, including loggers, oil drillers and developers.

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