The Courts

Democrats Press Trump Appointees to Recuse From Felon Voting Case

More and more, Democrats push Republican-appointed judges to bow out of politically sensitive cases

voting boothDemocrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are pressing three Trump-appointees on a federal appeals court to explain why they haven't recused themselves from a politically charged case implicating the voting rights of 750,000 felons in Florida, a perennial swing state.

Heller Weighing Another D.C. Gun Suit

DC police blame 'unprecedented demand' for months-long waits on handgun transfers

The man at the center of a landmark Supreme Court ruling that struck down onerous gun-control laws may be back in court to challenge Washington, D.C., and its handling of Second Amendment rights.

Obama-Appointed Judge Blocks Federal Execution

Order is third time judge has stalled Trump admin. effort to resume death penalty

D.C. District Court judge Tanya S. Chutkan on Wednesday halted the scheduled execution of a federal death row inmate, marking another instance of the Obama appointee stalling the Department of Justice's efforts to restart federal executions.