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A cop's corruption allegedly cost an innocent man 2 years of his life. Should she get qualified immunity?

reason.com General skepticism toward qualified immunity, the legal doctrine that makes it difficult to sue rights-violating state and local government officials, has over the years…

Federal Circuit Overturns GM's Patent Win Against Auto-Parts Provider LKQ

benzinga.com General Motors Co. GM has experienced a setback in its legal battle against aftermarket auto parts provider LKQ Corp. LKQ regarding fender designs. The U.S. Court of Appeals…

Why OpenAI should fear a Scarlett Johansson lawsuit

aol.com Will Scarlett Johansson sue OpenAI for creating a voice assistant that sounds like the actor’s performance in the 2013 film “Her,” about a man who falls in love with an…

GOP AGs ask SCOTUS to hear Mexico's lawsuit blaming US gun manufacturers for cartel violence

aol.com A cohort of 27 top Republican prosecutors have filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court, asking it to take up a case brought by the Mexican government that seeks to hold…

Stefanik files ethics complaint against Trump trial's Judge Merchan

axios.com Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) filed an ethics complaint Tuesday accusing the judge presiding over former President Trump's New York hush money trial of a conflict of…

The evidence suggests the DEA still has not come around on rescheduling marijuana

reason.com Just a few years ago, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) successfully fended off another in a series of petitions asking it reclassify marijuana under the Controlled…

TikTok sues U.S. government, saying ban violates 1st Amendment

latimes.com TikTok is suing the U.S. government, accusing it of violating its right to free speech. TikTok, the popular social video app, sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, saying the…

How a Supreme Court case most people likely have never heard of is reshaping LGBTQ+ rights

poynter.org This spring, multiple federal government agencies announced changes to antidiscrimination policies for LGBTQ+ people at work, at the doctor and in the classroom. Around the…

University's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Violates US Constitution: Court

zerohedge.com University's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Violates US Constitution: Court Authored by Zachary Stieber via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), A Colorado university’s COVID-19…

TikTok, US Call on Court to Fast-Track Appeals as Ban Date Looms

asiafinancial.com The US Justice Department and TikTok have urged the US appeals court to fast-track the legal challenges to Washington’s divest-or-ban threat to the video-sharing app.…

TikTok, DOJ request prompt decision on potential app ban

axios.com The Department of Justice and TikTok asked a U.S. appeals court on Friday to expedite its consideration of legal challenges to the new U.S. law requiring parent company…

How Texas’ online porn law could shatter a First Amendment precedent

platformer.news Today let’s talk about a somewhat surprising decision at the Supreme Court that suggests a long-settled assumption about the First Amendment may be on the verge of getting…

Can this woman sue the rogue prosecutor who allegedly helped upend her life?

reason.com Erma Wilson is suing former prosecutor Ralph Petty, who she has accused of violating her right to due process. (Institute for Justice; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th…

Supreme Court Ruling on CFPB Paves Path for Open Banking, Lending Rulemaking

pymnts.com Reading the Thursday (May 16) Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s funding mechanisms — and ensuring the…

Lina Khan’s Power Grab

city-journal.org Since becoming chair of the Federal Trade Commission three years ago, Lina Khan has sought doggedly to politicize antitrust law. For decades, regulators and judges have…

Hunter Biden Loses Bid To Halt Tax Evasion Court Proceedings As 9th Circuit Dismisses Appeal

zerohedge.com Hunter Biden Loses Bid To Halt Tax Evasion Court Proceedings As 9th Circuit Dismisses Appeal Authored by Caden Pearsen via The Epoch Times Hunter Biden lost his bid to halt…

Supreme Court Rules CFPB Funding Mechanism Constitutional

pymnts.com The Supreme Court ruled Thursday (May 16) that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) funding mechanism is constitutional. This decision reversed a lower court…

Coalition Of States Sue Biden Admin, California Over Electric Vehicle Mandates

zerohedge.com Coalition Of States Sue Biden Admin, California Over Electric Vehicle Mandates Authored by Katabella Roberts via The Epoch Times, A coalition of Republican-led states is…

Eight TikTok creators file lawsuit against U.S. government over potential ban

aol.com Eight TikTok creators filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government on Tuesday, arguing that a new law forcing a sale or ban the popular video-sharing app violates their First…

Can Nonprofits That Help Organize Protests Lose Their Tax Exemptions?

reason.com Senate Republicans have called on the IRS to investigate various nonprofits that have helped organize university protests, and see if they should be stripped of their tax…

Supreme Court Ruling on CFPB’s Fate May Upend Years of Financial Services Rulemaking

pymnts.com For the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the courts have been a hotbed of action, lawsuits, appeals and back-and-forth between lawyers. Almost everything boils…

Childish Gambino Wins Appeals Court Ruling Ending Lawsuit That Claimed He Stole ‘This Is America’

billboard.com A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit accusing Donald Glover of ripping off his chart-topping Childish Gambino hit “This Is America” from an earlier song. In a…

Supreme Court Justices Thomas And Alito Issue Warnings About State Of America

zerohedge.com Supreme Court Justices Thomas And Alito Issue Warnings About State Of America Authored by Tom Ozimek via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), In separate remarks at two…

Congratulations to the Finalists of the Harlan Institute-Ashbrook Virtual Supreme Court Competition

reason.com On April 24, 2029, the Harlan Institute and Ashbrook held the championship round for the 12th Annual Virtual Supreme Court competition. The top two teams presented oral…

Nebraska AG leading multi-state coalitions in two lawsuits to stop electric-vehicle mandates on truck owners, operators

1011now.com Attorney General Mike Hilgers announced Monday he is leading multi-state coalitions in two lawsuits to stop both the Biden Administration and the State of California from…

Airlines are trying to stop Biden from enforcing ‘junk fees’ rule

washingtonpost.com Several of the country’s largest airlines are challenging a new Biden administration rule that would force them to disclose certain fees as part of the upfront cost of…

SEC Filing Hits Back at Coinbase 'Power Grab' Accusations

decrypt.co In a new filing, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked the court to reject Coinbase's petition that it be required to develop a new regulatory system…

Here is why a federal judge rejected Hunter Biden's Second Amendment challenge to his gun charges

reason.com Last Thursday, a federal judge in Delaware rejected Hunter Biden's Second Amendment challenge to the three gun charges he faces for buying a revolver in October 2018, when…

Federal judge blocks White House plan to curb credit card late fees

cbsnews.com A federal judge in Texas has blocked a new government rule that would slash credit card late-payment charges, a centerpiece of the Biden administration's efforts to clamp…

Coinbase’s Motion For Interlocutory Appeal Should Be Rejected, SEC Argues

bitcoinist.com The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has responded to Coinbase’s recent motion, as the legal battle between the regulator and the prominent…

Federal Judge Blocks CFPB Rule Limiting Credit Card Late Fees

pymnts.com The government’s new rule that would limit credit card late fees has been blocked by a federal judge in Texas. In a Friday (May 10) decision, Judge Mark Pittman of the U.S.…

A SWAT team blew up this innocent couple's home and left them with the bill. Was that constitutional?

reason.com A federal court yesterday heard arguments in an appeal concerning an area of law that, while niche, has seen a streak of similarly situated plaintiffs pile up in recent…

D.C. Circuit Denies Stephen Bannon's Appeal of Contempt of Congress Conviction

reason.com Today a unanimous panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected Stephen Bannon's appeal of his conviction for contempt of Congress for failing to comply…

Read the full appeals court ruling upholding Steve Bannon's contempt of Congress conviction

pbs.org A federal appeals court panel on Friday upheld the criminal conviction of Donald Trump’s longtime ally Steve Bannon for defying a subpoena from the House committee…

Steve Bannon's contempt of Congress conviction upheld by appeals court

pbs.org A federal appeals court panel on Friday upheld the criminal conviction of Donald Trump’s longtime ally Steve Bannon for defying a subpoena from the House committee…

Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter Announces Task Force on Health Care Monopolies and Collusion

justice.gov The Justice Department today announced the formation of the Antitrust Division’s Task Force on Health Care Monopolies and Collusion (HCMC). The HCMC will guide the…

Is the Federal Property & Administrative Services Act Unconstitutional?

reason.com In Bradford v. U.S. Department of Labor, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit rejected a challenge to a Labor Department rule requiring federal…

Republican AGs Sue to Stop EPA Carbon Capture Regulations

tftc.io A coalition of 25 Republican state attorneys general filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in an attempt to block new carbon capture…

Biden judge deals blow to Hunter Biden

newsweek.com A panel of judges dismissed Hunter Biden's appeal in his gun charges case on Thursday. The panel was from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia,…

Supreme Court rules no due process right to preliminary hearings in civil asset forfeiture cases

reason.com The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the due process rights of two Alabama women were not violated when they both had to wait over a year for a court hearing to…

Supreme Court Rules Against Warner Music In Producer’s Battle Over Flo Rida Song

billboard.com The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday sided with a Florida music producer in a legal battle against Warner Music over a song by the rapper Flo Rida, ruling that he can seek…

Republican attorneys general sue to stop EPA's carbon rule

aol.com A group of 25 Republican state attorneys general sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, seeking to block a landmark rule requiring sweeping reductions in…

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