The Trump administration’s declarations have utilized some of the federal government’s emergency powers to address the coronavirus outbreak. But what other powers remain untapped?
The Washington Post reported recently that ICE has accessed a Maryland facial recognition database, which includes photographs of undocumented immigrants who obtained special driver’s licenses.
In a federal prosecution for armed bank robbery, a defendant challenges a geofence warrant.
Then-Rep. Gerald Ford once defined an impeachable offense as “whatever a majority of the House of Representatives considers it to be at a given moment in history.” But legal scholars have concluded that impeachment is considerably more law-governed, and constrained, than Ford suggested. They draw on clues from the Founders, the text and structure of the Constitution, and the history of presidential impeachments (and near-impeachments) to make varying arguments about the impeachment power and the range of impeachable offenses.
With data breach incidents on the rise, federal courts are grappling with the issue of standing in class action lawsuits arising from data breaches.
In May 2018, President Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal—also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Shortly thereafter, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a new U.S.
The Massachusetts High Court Rules That State Can Compel Password Decryption in Commonwealth v. Jones
In Commonwealth v. Jones, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held, for the second time in five years, that the government may compel a defendant to unlock an electronic device under certain circumstances.