2017 Government Law Legal News Archives

November 2017

Should the Government Regulate Social Media Advertising?

Wednesday, 1 November, 2017

October 2017

President Trump's New Travel Ban

Tuesday, 3 October, 2017

September 2017

Department of Justice to Support Ohio’s Voter Registry Purge Law in October Supreme Court Battle

Sunday, 17 September, 2017

US Agency Seeks to Allow Class Action Lawsuits against Financial Firms

Wednesday, 6 September, 2017

August 2017

Jeff Sessions Expands Controversial Civil Asset Forfeiture Program

Monday, 28 August, 2017

AG Sessions Seeks Permission to Prosecute Medical Marijuana Cases

Saturday, 19 August, 2017

West Virginia Supreme Court Rules Hate Crime Law Doesn't Protect Gays

Tuesday, 15 August, 2017

Supreme Court Takes on Important Cell-Data Search Case

Wednesday, 9 August, 2017

Supreme Court Strikes Down Racial Gerrymandering in North Carolina

Tuesday, 8 August, 2017

Department of Justice Files Brief against Title VII Protection for LGBT Employees

Tuesday, 8 August, 2017

Supreme Court Rules First Amendment Covers Social Media Access

Thursday, 3 August, 2017

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Law Ruled Unconstitutional

Tuesday, 1 August, 2017

July 2017

Consumer Protection Laws and Social Media Scams

Saturday, 22 July, 2017

President Trump Faces Lawsuits over Private Business Ownership

Thursday, 20 July, 2017

DOJ's Withdraw from Texas Voter ID Lawsuit Signifies Change in Federal Policy

Wednesday, 19 July, 2017

Is Your TV Spying on You?

Saturday, 8 July, 2017

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Autistic Student

Wednesday, 5 July, 2017

How the Confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch will Alter the Supreme Court

Wednesday, 5 July, 2017

June 2017

Internet Privacy Rules Repealed

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

Proposed Law Could End Federal Class Action Lawsuits

Tuesday, 20 June, 2017

Federal Court Refuses Warrant to Force Owners to Unlock iPhones with Fingerprints

Thursday, 15 June, 2017

When Can a Police Encounter Be Recorded?

Wednesday, 14 June, 2017

Fate of Trump’s Travel Ban could be decided by Supreme Court

Sunday, 11 June, 2017

Legal Battle over LGBT Rights Continues in Washington State with Florist Compelled by Court to Service Same-Sex Weddings

Saturday, 3 June, 2017

Virginia and Wisconsin Settle False Claims Accusations

Saturday, 3 June, 2017

May 2017

Court Rules That Civil Rights Act Protects Gay Workers

Friday, 26 May, 2017

Mississippi Man the First to be Sentenced for Federal Hate Crime against Transgender Victim

Wednesday, 24 May, 2017

Protestor Lawsuit against President Trump Proceeds despite Immunity Claim

Saturday, 13 May, 2017

Arkansas Executions of Four Inmates Raises Questions about Death Penalty

Wednesday, 10 May, 2017

How Should the Federal Government React to Policing and Crime in Chicago?

Wednesday, 3 May, 2017

April 2017

DOJ Backs Away from Police Misconduct Cases

Saturday, 29 April, 2017

Dylann Roof Death Sentence Sparks Debate about Capital Punishment

Wednesday, 26 April, 2017

Seventh Circuit Prohibits Anti-LGBT Workplace Discrimination in Landmark Ruling

Wednesday, 19 April, 2017

Can an Executive Order Assure that a Mexican Border Wall is Built?

Tuesday, 18 April, 2017

North Carolina Passes Compromise Repeal of Controversial Bathroom Bill

Wednesday, 12 April, 2017

California Toughens Its Law Prohibiting Cellphone Use While Driving — Is Your State Next?

Sunday, 9 April, 2017

February 2017

9th Circuit's Ruling against Trump's Muslim Ban an Early Test for President

Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Anti-Abortion Law In Ohio Could Set The Stage For Looming Supreme Court Battle

Saturday, 11 February, 2017

Jury Awards $20M For Employment Discrimination By American Family

Sunday, 5 February, 2017

January 2017

Texas Proposes New Rule Requiring Burial Or Cremation After Abortion

Sunday, 29 January, 2017

California Won't Enforce Employee Contracts With Out-of-State Law

Wednesday, 25 January, 2017

California Makes Withholding Evidence of Innocence a Felony

Sunday, 8 January, 2017

Understanding the Stop-and-Frisk Debate: What You Need to Know

Thursday, 5 January, 2017

A Struggle For Political Power In North Carolina

Tuesday, 3 January, 2017