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District Judge orders release by Tuesday of redacted materials of Clinton email probe

A U.S. judge on Monday ordered the unsealing of the application used to obtain a search warrant that allowed the FBI to gain access to emails related to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s private server before the Nov. 8 election. U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel in Manhattan directed the release by Tuesday of redacted materials

As November Approaches, Courts Deal Series Of Blows To Voter ID Laws

All summer long, the clock has been ticking on voting rights cases. Judges don’t like to change voting rules too near an election, and November is creeping ever closer. And the last two weeks, in particular, have been eventful: Five courts in five states ruled against voter ID and proof-of-citizenship laws. There’s still time for

District Judge: ˜Right to Bear Arms’ Includes Right to Carry Outside Home

AWR Hawkins, Breitbart In a May 17 ruling against Washington, D.C.’s “good reason” requirement for concealed carry applicants, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled that the “right to bear arms” includes the right to carry them outside the home for self-defense. At the center of the case was the D.C. requirement that concealed permit applicants show

House Republicans Take Obama Admin to Court for Obamacare¦ and WIN

Sierra Marlee, On today’s episode of “The Congress Actually Did Something Right,” House Republicans scored a major victory in the battle over Obamacare! A U.S. District Judge ruled that the Obama Administration cannot subsidize the cost of insurance plans for Obamacare enrollees without the prior approval of Congress. From Western Journalism: A major section of Obamacare that

Judge rules for House Republicans in ObamaCare lawsuit

A federal judge ruled Thursday for House Republicans in a challenge brought against the Obama administration over the legality of payments to insurers under ObamaCare. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled the spending unconstitutional — while putting the decision on hold pending appeal.  The ruling Thursday marks a win for House Republicans who brought the

U.S. judge hands win to Republicans in Obamacare challenge

A U.S. judge on Thursday handed a victory to congressional Republicans who challenged the implementation of a provision of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law involving reimbursements from the government to private health insurers. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled that the Obama administration cannot spend funds Congress did not appropriate in reimbursing insurance companies

Microsoft lawsuit against government relies on speech, privacy rights

When the U.S. Department of Justice sought permission to search a Microsoft Hotmail account in 2014, a judge rejected one condition the agency asked for – an order preventing Microsoft from ever telling its customer about the search. Microsoft was not asked to submit its views in the case, nor did it attempt to do

Judge strikes down Mississippi’s ban on same-sex adoptions

A federal judge struck down Mississippi’s ban on adoption by same-sex couples Thursday — making the practice legal nationwide. “We are obviously thrilled with today’s ruling, but our clients are beyond ecstatic,” said Roberta Kaplan, lead attorney in the case for the Campaign for Southern Equality, a North Carolina-based activist group, which represented four Mississippi