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  • Trump lawyers press judge to overturn hush money conviction

    Trump lawyers press judge to overturn hush money conviction

    Daily Legal News 07/14/2024

    Donald Trump’s lawyers are imploring a New York judge to overturn his hush money conviction and dismiss the case, arguing his historic trial was “tainted” by evidence that shouldn’t have been allowed because of the Supreme Cou...

  • Giuliani Disbarred in N.Y. for Wrongdoing During Trump’s 2020 Campaign

    Giuliani Disbarred in N.Y. for Wrongdoing During Trump’s 2020 Campaign

    Daily Legal News 07/07/2024

    Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor, federal prosecutor and legal adviser to Donald Trump, was disbarred in New York on Tuesday after a court found he repeatedly made false statements about Trump’s 2020 election loss.The Manhattan app...

  • Israel’s high court orders the army to draft ultra-Orthodox men

    Israel’s high court orders the army to draft ultra-Orthodox men

    Political and Legal News 06/26/2024

    Israel’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled unanimously that the military must begin drafting ultra-Orthodox men for compulsory service, a landmark decision that could lead to the collapse of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coal...

  • Court upholds a gun control law intended to protect domestic violence victims

    Court upholds a gun control law intended to protect domestic violence victims

    Daily Legal News 06/22/2024

    The Supreme Court on Friday upheld a federal gun control law that is intended to protect victims of domestic violence.In their first Second Amendment case since they expanded gun rights in 2022, the justices ruled 8-1 in favor of a 1994 ban on firear...

  • Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication

    Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication

    Daily Legal News 06/13/2024

    The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year, in the court’s first abortion decision since conservative justices overturned Roe v. Wade two ...

  • Justice Alito questions possibility of political compromise in secret recording

    Justice Alito questions possibility of political compromise in secret recording

    Daily Legal News 06/11/2024

    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is heard questioning whether compromise between the left and right is possible in a conversation posted on social media. The conservative justice is also heard agreeing with a woman who says the United States should...

  •  Trial turns testy as Trump lawyers try to pique fixer-turned-witness

    Trial turns testy as Trump lawyers try to pique fixer-turned-witness

    Politics 05/25/2024

    After approximately five weeks, 19 witnesses, reams of documents and a dash of salacious testimony, the prosecution against Donald Trump rested its case Monday, handing over to the defense before closing arguments expected next week.Trump’s tea...

  • Top UN court orders Israel to halt military offensive in Rafah

    Top UN court orders Israel to halt military offensive in Rafah

    Focused Practice 05/20/2024

    The United Nations’ top court ordered Israel on Friday to immediately halt its military offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, but stopped short of ordering a cease-fire for the enclave. Although Israel is unlikely to comply with the ord...

  • TikTok content creators sue the US government over potential ban

    TikTok content creators sue the US government over potential ban

    Political and Legal News 05/14/2024

    Eight TikTok content creators sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, issuing another challenge to the new federal law that would ban the popular social media platform nationwide if its China-based parent company doesn’t sell its stakes within a y...

  • Court questions obstruction charges brought against Jan. 6 rioters and Trump

    Court questions obstruction charges brought against Jan. 6 rioters and Trump

    Politics 04/17/2024

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned whether federal prosecutors went too far in bringing obstruction charges against hundreds of participants in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. But it wasn’t clear how the justices would rule in a case that ...

  • Mexico breaks diplomatic ties with Ecuador after embassy raid

    Mexico breaks diplomatic ties with Ecuador after embassy raid

    Politics 04/08/2024

    The Mexican president has quickly moved to break off diplomatic ties with Ecuador after police broke into the Mexican Embassy to arrest a former vice president who had sought political asylum there after being indicted on corruption charges.In an ext...

  • Retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has memoir coming

    Retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has memoir coming

    Politics 04/04/2024

    Retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has a two-volume memoir coming out this fall, tracking his life from growing up in California to his 30 years on the court, when he cast key votes on landmark cases ranging from abortion to gay marriag...