Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, who leads the House Intelligence Committee, has announced a bill to criminalize domestic terrorism. In a domestic analogue to 18 U.S.C.
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on Friday that the injunction against the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which denies asylum to migrants who attempt to enter the U.S. along the southern border without first applying for asylum in a third country through which they traveled, is enforceable only within the Ninth Circuit. The order is available here and below.
Judge Randolph Moss of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated on Friday a presidential proclamation barring people who enter the country outside ports of entry from seeking asylum. The policy had been temporarily enjoined by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Northern California. The ruling is available here and below.
A judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has denied motions from Roger Stone to dismiss the charges pending against him, enjoin the prosecution of those charges and compel the government to provide discovery related to its decision to indict him in the first place.
President Trump filed a lawsuit against the House Committee on Ways and Means, New York State’s attorney general and the state’s tax commissioner on Tuesday, to block the release of multiple years of his state tax returns. Trump filed this suit “in his capacity as a private citizen” after the Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department for his tax returns.
At the request of the district court, on July 17 the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York made public an unredacted status report and series of investigative materials relating to the Michael Cohen case. The documents, along with the district court’s order directing filing of the documents, can be read below.
Memorandum and Order as to Michael Cohen
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform has filed its brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Trump v.
The Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) has released an opinion supporting the Treasury Department's refusal to comply with a congressional request for President Trump's tax returns. The OLC opinion can be read here and below.
The Department of Justice has informed the House Oversight and Reform Committee that President Trump has exerted executive privilege over certain documents subpoenaed by the committee regarding the administration's decision to include a question about U.S. citizenship in the 2020 census. The letter can be read here and below.
The Justice Department disclosed an opinion from the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) stating that it is unconstitutional for Congress to prohibit executive branch lawyers from accompanying witnesses who are current and former executive branch employees called to testify.