The federal judge hearing the lawsuit against Mississippi's 6-week abortion ban already struck down a 15-week ban last year.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
A coalition of states with Democratic leadership is promising to appeal a Texas federal court ruling on Friday that aimed to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act. The case was brought by a group of Republican state attorneys general and…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
Fallout continued today after a guilty plea and a guilty verdict for two men with close ties to President Trump in federal court on a combined 16 counts, ranging from tax fraud to campaign finance violations. Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins…
By Judy Woodruff, Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman
A Trump-nominated judge now holds one out every seven seats on the circuit courts. The Senate on Thursday confirmed two more, as Republicans have made a priority of confirming judges in their fight to hold the Senate majority ahead of…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
By Vivian Salama, Associated Press
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the candidates include individuals previously named on Trump's list of 21 possible picks for Supreme Court.
By PBS NewsHour
A new analysis of federal court cases published last week by The New York Times shows that jury trials are becoming increasingly less common. In 1997, 3,200 out of 63,000 federal defendants were convicted in jury trials. But by 2015,…
By PBS NewsHour
President Obama’s executive actions on immigration have been delayed after a federal judge in Texas ruled it didn't follow proper legal procedure. Alan Gomez of USA Today and Stephen Legomsky of Washington University Law School join Judy Woodruff to discuss…
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
Three federal appeals court judges struggle to decide if National Security Agency's phone data surveillance program is a necessary intelligence-gathering tool or an intrusion of privacy.
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