Law (US)

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Kobe Bryant, Dale Earnhardt and the fight to keep athletes' deaths private
Families of celebrities can face additional pain after a tragedy: the circulation of photos of the death of their loved ones

Jonathan Gelber

05, Mar, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Biden under pressure from progressives as he prepares to pick first judges
President has chance to mitigate some of Trump’s judicial efforts as vacancies arise

Tom McCarthy and Daniel Strauss

02, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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US supreme court could deal blow to provision protecting minority voters
Decision could narrow section 2 of Voting Rights Act, which prohibits voting laws that discriminate based on race

Sam Levine in New York

01, Mar, 2021 @1:28 PM

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Parents of 112 children separated at US-Mexico border contacted, court hears
Figures were provided as part of lawsuit brought by ACLU which in 2018 ended family separations under Trump policy

Amanda Holpuch in New York

27, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Lawyer for Britney Spears' father responds to fans over conservatorship
Father Jamie Spears ‘saved Britney’s life’ says lawyer in response to the #FreeBritney movement that has advocated for the pop star

Guardian staff and agency

26, Feb, 2021 @2:25 AM

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Ghislaine Maxwell offers to renounce foreign citizenship in exchange for bail
The British socialite charged with aiding Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse has been denied bail twice since being arrested in July

Adam Gabbatt

23, Feb, 2021 @10:42 PM

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Voting machine maker Dominion sues MyPillow CEO over false election claims
Complaint alleges that Mike Lindell used falsehood that machines had been used to rig election in favour of Biden as marketing ploy

Ed Pilkington in New York

22, Feb, 2021 @2:44 PM

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Getting an abortion on Guam requires a $1,000, eight-hour flight. A lawsuit could change that
The ACLU is suing the US territory over restrictive laws that block people from accessing telemedicine medication abortions

Michelle Broder Van Dyke in Honolulu

22, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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California bill would decriminalize psychedelics, paving the way for medical treatment
The bill touts the benefits of the drugs and would expunge the criminal records for those already convicted of possession or use of a substance

Vivian Ho

18, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Trump and Giuliani sued by Democratic congressman over Capitol riot
Lawsuit brought by Bennie Thompson and NAACP argues ex-president and lawyer violated law known as Ku Klux Klan Act

David Smith in Washington

16, Feb, 2021 @7:09 PM

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Jamie Raskin derides 'explosive and deranged' tactics of Trump lawyers
Democrat who led impeachment tells Washington Post it was ‘good and terrible’ to watch Mitch McConnell tear into Trump

Tom McCarthy and Martin Pengelly

15, Feb, 2021 @7:16 PM

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New York Trump investigation looks at $280m in loans – report
Wall Street Journal says prosecutors interested in loans relating to four Manhattan properties

Edward Helmore in New York

13, Feb, 2021 @10:16 PM

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