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ICE Officers Deport Illegal Immigrant

Prior Deportee Claims ‘Extreme Hardship’ Due Process Right

A noncitizen who was deported after he was convicted of an aggravated felony is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to find that the Constitution gives him a due process right to be informed that he has the right to allege “extreme hardship” before being deported.

A demonstrator with a gay flag walks in front of the Supreme Court.

Second Circuit Appeals Court: Title VII Protects Gay People, May Go to Supreme Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled on Monday that it violates a federal sex-discrimination law if an employer discriminates against an employee based on sexual orientation, while dissenting judges in the case wrote that only Congress, not the courts, has the authority to change federal law. But the Justice Department disagrees, and this case could be the first to present this LGBT issue to the U.S. Supreme Court.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 05: Jill Weiler holds a sign in support of DACA as she and others prepare to march from the White House on Tuesday September 05, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Courts Intrude on White House over DACA, Even Obama Judge Concerned

Justice Department lawyers are pushing back against unprecedented judicial efforts to interfere with President Donald Trump’s administration, including a fight over DACA and presidential privileges that could end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Justice Department Argues Congress, Not Courts, Makes Sexual Orientation Laws

WASHINGTON, DC—Justice Department lawyers told a federal appeals court on Wednesday that only Congress can decide to make sexual orientation and gender identity protected classes under federal civil rights laws, reversing the Obama administration’s position that courts can reinterpret previous laws to include these new social categories.

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Clinton Wrong: Supreme Court Says ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Is Constitutional

Although Hillary Clinton condemned New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy during Monday’s debate (aided by Lester Holt, the debate moderator), the truth is that stop-and-frisk is perfectly constitutional under the Bill of Rights’ Fourth Amendment. Mayor Rudy Giuliani implemented stop-and-frisk during