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Court Reverses Convictions for Aid Workers

A volunteer for the humanitarian aid organization No More Deaths writes a note on a jug of water before leaving it to be found by undocumented immigrants in the desert on May 10, 2019 near Ajo, Arizona. A group of volunteers…

DOJ Files Briefs in Trump Tax Return Cases

The Department of Justice went to bat for President Donald Trump’s tax returns in amicus briefs submitted to the Supreme Court on Monday. U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco’s briefs in support of Trump were filed in…

DOJ Redacts Jared Kushner’s FBI Interview

A new batch of memos from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s spectacularly underwhelming Russiagate investigation were released on Monday. As is often the case with Mueller’s work product, the memos are interesting…

DOJ: McGahn Subpoena Case Not Urgent Matter

The Department of Justice, days after arguing that the U.S. House of Representatives doesn’t have a right to the testimony of former White House counsel Don McGahn, said Monday that the articles of impeachment passed by the…

DOJ Didn’t Review Census Question Docs

Attorneys for the Department of Justice on Friday attempted to explain the Trump administration’s non-response to congressional demands for documents related to the defunct 2020 census citizenship question effort. The judge…

DOJ Sides With Trump in Deutsche Bank Battle

The Department of Justice on Monday filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of President Donald Trump, in which attorneys for the government argued that congressional subpoenas for the financial records of Trump, his family,…