federal courts

San Francisco Judge Blocks Trump’s Sanctuary City Order

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick III issued a permanent injunction Monday against President Donald Trump’s executive order directing that federal funds be withheld from “sanctuary city” jurisdictions.

Immigrants rights activists chant during a sanctuary city rally held in National City, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006. National City Mayor Nick Inzunza is proposing that the city become a sanctuary for illegal immigrants. A counter protest organized by the Minuteman Project drew over a hundred people opposed to the …

Chief Justice John Roberts Announces Federal Court Reforms

Each year, the chief justice of the United States files an annual report on the federal court system. While most years recite statistics on federal caseloads and announce minor adjustments to the rules that govern legal proceedings, this year, Chief Justice John Roberts announced major reforms to federal lawsuits.


Breaking: Kim Davis Appeals Contempt Order and Jail

Kim Davis’s lawyers just filed an emergency appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, challenging U.S. District Judge David Bunning’s holding Davis in contempt of court, and ordering her taken into immediate federal custody by federal

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