Law (US)

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Idaho asks supreme court to decide on law penalizing abortion providers
At issue is a court ruling that the state’s abortion ban conflicts with government rules mandating the provision of emergency care

Carter Sherman

30, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘Bait and switch’: Liz Cheney book tears into Mike Johnson over pro-Trump January 6 brief
Oath and Honor, obtained by the Guardian ahead of release, says House speaker snuck baseless claims of electoral fraud past Republican signatories

Martin Pengelly in Washington

29, Nov, 2023 @3:32 PM

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Rightwing appeals court to consider Texas map in fresh threat to Voting Rights Act
Court largely appointed by Donald Trump agrees to review lower court ruling to strike down Galveston voting map

Ed Pilkington

28, Nov, 2023 @9:50 PM

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Manhattan district attorney moves to exonerate two men convicted of murder
Wayne Gardine and Jabar Walker were found guilty of murders in the 1990s near Harlem police precinct known for corruption

Edward Helmore in New York

27, Nov, 2023 @9:52 PM

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‘It has to be done’: can Reconstruction-era laws hold Trump and allies accountable?
Rarely used but relevant laws could be key to removing Trump from the ballot for his stoking of the January 6 Capitol attack

Rachel Leingang

26, Nov, 2023 @1:15 PM

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‘Archaic’: the Tennessee town that made homosexuality illegal
Republican lawmakers in the US are leaning into outdated definitions of obscenity to outlaw drag and ban books too

Ava Sasani

26, Nov, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘People who are just like me will not be able to vote. That’s nuts’: Virginia to see first Black speaker of the house
Democrat Don L Scott has come back from a felony conviction 30 years ago to lead the state legislature and fight for his constituents

Adria R Walker

24, Nov, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Axl, Foxx, Adams: flurry of last-minute claims gives sex abuse law powerful legacy
The Adult Survivors Act temporarily expanded the statute of limitations, but lawyers say a year is not enough

Edward Helmore in New York City

24, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Republican Senate candidate’s family egg company caught in price-fixing plot
Several food giants claimed that Rose Acre Farms – which John Rust chaired until recently – unlawfully fixed the prices of eggs

Victoria Bekiempis and agencies

23, Nov, 2023 @7:06 PM

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California can resume sharing gun buyers’ data with experts in key ruling
Appellate panel says justice department can resume handing over names, addresses, jobs and type of firearm purchased

Abené Clayton and agencies

22, Nov, 2023 @11:12 PM

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Axl Rose sued for alleged violent sexual assault by former model
In lawsuit filed under New York’s Adult Survivors Act, Sheila Kennedy alleges the Guns N’ Roses singer assaulted her in 1989

Adrian Horton

22, Nov, 2023 @5:57 PM

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Judge finds ‘reasonable evidence’ Tesla knew self-driving tech was defective
Ruling clears way for lawsuit brought against company over fatal crash in 2019 in which Stephen Banner was killed near Miami

Edward Helmore

22, Nov, 2023 @2:13 PM

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