By Brian Hughes | 11/15/13 09:02 AM
Republicans and Democrats alike will turn their attention next week to a U.S. District Court hearing in New Orleans, where the Justice Department is suing Louisiana over its school-voucher program.
11/12/13 03:29 PM
The Supreme Court is looking back at the collapse of energy giant Enron to determine who is protected from retaliation after blowing the whistle on a company's misdeeds.
11/12/13 03:10 PM
The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge, creating the world's biggest airline. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and in other big cities.
By Sean Lengell | 11/06/13 03:02 PM
The Supreme Court met Wednesday to hear a dispute over an upstate New York town board's practice of starting public meetings with a prayer. Town of Greece vs. Galloway doesn't immediately threaten all invocations inside government halls, as the lawsuit argues the prayers have been overwhelming...
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 11/05/13 04:14 PM
Forget the broken healthcare.gov website and the skyrocketing price of health insurance. Will the courts end Obamacare by disallowing subsidies on federal exchanges? Judge James R. Spencer of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Richmond agreed to rule speedily on...
By Ethan Barton | 11/05/13 02:33 PM
Neckties, silk scarves, Christmas ornaments and other “swag” accounted for at least $790,000 inappropriately spent by a division of the U.S. Marshals Service from 2005 to 2010, according to a report released by the Justice Department's internal watchdog Tuesday. The marshals' Investigative...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/05/13 02:06 PM
An internal investigation of the U.S. Marshals Service determined that lax oversight allowed the agency to spend nearly $800,000 on "swag" items like silk scarves, blankets and Christmas ornaments.
By Michal Conger | 11/04/13 03:50 PM
A former engineer for the U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command has been sentenced to 10 years in prison as the "mastermind" behind an $18 million kickback scheme.
11/04/13 09:30 AM
As the current session of Congress winds down, chances are that immigration reform – and how the United States deals with roughly 12 million undocumented immigrants, a quarter of them in California – will have to wait.
By Joel Gehrke | 10/30/13 03:50 PM
Justice Department attorneys are advancing an argument at the Supreme Court that could allow the government to invoke international treaties as a legal basis for policies such as gun control that conflict with the U.S. Constitution, according to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
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