Tag: Trump Administration

Fusion GPS faces RICO lawsuit from human rights activist

A self-described whistleblower is using a racketeering law, usually affiliated with prosecution of the Mafia, to sue two founders of Fusion GPS in a civil suit claiming a conspiracy of retaliation. “A prominent human rights activist is suing… Read More

Internet freedom in peril from new anti-sex trafficking law

A new law that combats sex trafficking could indanger Internet freedom, according to the online news site, Vox. A flurry of litigation could ensue if the warnings are true. “The next big battle over internet freedom is here,”… Read More

EPA set to overturn Obama-era vehicle efficiency rules, California sues

According to the Washington Post, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will revisit Obama-era vehicle efficiency rules. Obama’s policy to address climate change would raise efficiency requirements on the nation’s automobile fleet to more than 50 miles per gallon by 2025…. Read More

If Supreme Court upholds President Trump’s travel ban, will it rein in district judges who have opposed it?

A travel ban that limits immigration may secure a key legal victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, based on comments from justices on April 25, a major newspaper predicts. The L.A. Times reports, “The Supreme Court’s conservative justices sounded… Read More

With separate process, ICE arrests generate more scrutiny

It’s increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will end up reviewing the procedures used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for immigration arrests, according to experts who see this area of law growing more contentious. The process… Read More