U.S. Justice Department

Senate OKs Appeals Court Judges Over Home-State Opposition

Dec 12, 2019

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two conservative Justice Department lawyers to posts on a California-based appeals court that President Donald Trump has tagged as a liberal bastion.

Judge Halts Some Military Spending On Border Wall

Dec 11, 2019

A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from spending some Defense Department money to build a border wall with Mexico.


A federal appeals court has stayed the execution of a Navajo man convicted of the murder of a 63-year-old fellow tribal member and her 9-year-old granddaughter. Lezmond Mitchell is the only Native American on federal death row.