By ERIK DE LA GARZA
President Donald Trump’s repeated condemnation of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as a “dirty, rotten traitor” makes it impossible for the soldier to receive a fair trial on desertion and misbehavior charges, Bergdahl’s attorney told his Army court.
By DAN MCCUE
President Donald Trump on Monday formally withdrew the United States from the behemoth Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, an agreement he repeatedly assailed during his presidential campaign. The president also signed memorandums freezing most federal government hiring, and reinstating a ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions or provide information on the option.
By VICTORIA PRIESKOP
A cheerleader claims in a lawsuit against her high school that administrators wouldn’t let her transfer schools unless she promised not to sue after her teammates took nude pictures of her in a shower, passed them around and posted them on SnapChat.
By LORRAINE BAILEY
A Honduran man will get a second shot at asylum after a divided Seventh Circuit ruled he cannot be forced to hide his HIV-positive status to protect himself from homophobia if he’s deported.
By NICK RUMMELL
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case where revelers found themselves in police custody after saying a mysterious woman named “Peaches” sanctioned their bachelor party in a vacant house.
By BIANCA BRUNO
In the months leading up to President Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday, transgender Americans have flooded courts with petitions to change their name and gender on legal documents – fearing those rights could be challenged under a new administration.
By LAURA BITTNER
Entergy Louisiana LLC sued the U.S. Department of Energy, claiming the federal government failed to dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high level nuclear waste from the utility’s River Bend Nuclear Generating Station.
Citing his “vast, complicated and secret” business interests, prominent attorneys said in a federal complaint Monday that newly minted President Donald Trump’s foreign entanglements could pose a “creeping, insidious threat to the republic.”
By CHRISTINE STUART
A golfer who had to be rescued from a pit of quicksand in Connecticut wants a court to make the Candlewood Valley Country Club pay damages.
By CNS STAFF
More than a million people filled the streets of hundreds of U.S. cities on Saturday, protesting a new administration they fear will roll back civil rights.
By ADAM KLASFELD
Transferring four men on his last day in office, President Barack Obama failed to fulfill the promise from the first day of his tenure to close Guantanamo Bay’s prison. He left 41 men for his successor, Donald Trump.
By ANDY OLESKO
Three wine-loving Michiganders and an Indiana wine retailer filed a federal lawsuit Friday against Michigan officials, challenging a law that prohibits out-of-state retailers from sending wine to Wolverine State consumers.
By NICHOLAS IOVINO
On the second full day of a whistleblower retaliation trial, the CEO of a biotech company was asked why he typed up and backdated a negative job review for the general counsel he had fired the month before.
By RAMONA YOUNG-GRINDLE
Two federal agencies have made conservation of the monarch butterfly a national priority and will focus their efforts on the pollinator’s migration route through the Midwest.
By JUNE WILLIAMS
Nine West Coast salmon and crab fisheries have been declared a disaster, allowing fishing communities to seek relief from the federal government.
By REBEKAH KEARN
A federal class action claims that Hatchimals, the nationwide toy craze that hatches from an egg, don’t always hatch, producing unhappiness in families that the filing attorney says can range from “extreme disappointment to tragic.”
By NICHOLAS IOVINO
Two days after being sued by the Federal Trade Commission, chipmaker Qualcomm was hit with another antitrust complaint from one of its biggest customers – Apple.
By LORRAINE BAILEY
The Third Circuit revived a federal class action by customers of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield whose personal information was compromised from the theft of two laptops from the insurer’s New Jersey offices.
By MARIA DINZEO
At its meeting Thursday, California’s Judicial Council heard presentations on reducing recidivism, evidence-based methods on assessing pretrial risk, and how keeping kids in school can keep them out of jail.