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Takeaways from Michael Cohen’s long-awaited faceoff with Trump in court

CNN  —  Michael Cohen said he had a “heck of a reunion” Tuesday with his former boss Donald Trump when he testified against the former president at his New York…

Supreme Court allows Biden administration to continue fully enforcing ghost gun regulations

Washington CNN  —  The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Biden administration to continue regulating so-called ghost guns – untraceable homemade weapons – as firearms under federal law. The court’s…

GOP presidential hopefuls court Christian conservative voters at Iowa event

Des Moines, Iowa CNN  —  With roughly four months until the Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential hopefuls spent Saturday courting the state’s conservative evangelical activists, an influential voting bloc in the…

Meadows trying to move Fulton County case to federal court

CNN  —  Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is seeking to move the Fulton County, Georgia, prosecution against him to federal court so that he can try…

New Thomas revelations unlikely to result in congressional passage of Supreme Court ethics reform

Washington CNN  —  Calls to implement tougher ethics standards on Supreme Court justices are likely to be stirred again following the publication of a new report about Clarence Thomas’ lifestyle,…

Special counsel cites Truth Social post in arguing for quick court order on evidence sharing as Trump rails against 2020 election charges

CNN  —  Special counsel Jack Smith asked a judge to quickly set limits on what Donald Trump’s team can do with the evidence that will be shared with them in…

Appeals court allows Biden administration to keep controversial asylum policy in place for now

CNN  —  The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals will allow the Biden administration to carry out a controversial asylum policy while it appeals a lower court’s ruling. A district…

Alabama’s redistricting fight heads for another court showdown — with US House control potentially on the line

CNN  —  A fight over congressional representation in Alabama is headed for another federal court showdown after the state’s Republican-controlled legislature approved new district lines that critics say openly defy…

Is the Supreme Court playing with fire?

Editor’s Note: Bradley Joondeph is a professor of constitutional law at Santa Clara University and a former clerk to the Sandra Day O’Connor, who served on the U.S. Supreme Court…

Court ruling on strip searches is unjust

Editor’s Note: Sherry Colb is a professor of law and Charles Evans Hughes Scholar at Cornell University Law School. Story highlights Sherry Colb: Supreme Court ruling on strip search was…