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See a more recent, complete list of legal news. 

Selected legal news:

January 9, 2019 – Supreme Court hears oral arguments in drug labeling and foreclosure protections cases

December 22, 2018 – Supreme Court denies Trump request to enforce new asylum rule

December 19, 2018 – Senate passes sweeping criminal justice reform bill

November 9, 2018 – Federal judge halts Keystone XL pipeline construction

October 26, 2018 – Florida man arrested in connection with suspicious pipe-bomb packages sent to outspoken Trump critics

September 28, 2018 – UN rights council calls on Venezuela to accept aid and investigate human rights situation

September 13, 2018 – FDA announces major crackdown on e-cigarette manufacturers and retailers

November 9, 2018 – Federal judge halts Keystone XL pipeline construction

October 26, 2018 – Florida man arrested in connection with suspicious pipe-bomb packages sent to outspoken Trump critics

September 28, 2018 – UN rights council calls on Venezuela to accept aid and investigate human rights situation

August 3, 2018 – EPA releases new emissions standards rollback plans; 19 state AGs promise to sue

March 9, 2018 – Trump imposes new steel, aluminum tariffs via proclamation

March 1, 2018 – UN expert highlights austerity’s impact on human rights

February 28, 2018 – Wisconsin governor sued for not calling special elections

February 23, 2018 – Amnesty International launches 2017 report highlighting conflict, poverty, refugee crises

February 15, 2018 – US Court of Appeals rejects Alabama school district attempt to secede on grounds of race

February 7, 2018 – House approves resolution prohibiting relationships between lawmakers and employees

January 25, 2018 – Organizations sue Trump administration after Kentucky Medicaid changes

January 18, 2018 – HRW annual world report highlights ‘populist challenge’

January 11, 2018 – EU court advisor recommends recognizing same-sex couples’ rights throughout EU

January 10, 2018 – Federal court strikes down North Carolina redistricting plan

December 28, 2017 – Alabama certifies Doug Jones’ Senate victory

December 15, 2017 – Ohio county sues 20+ opioid manufacturers and distributors

November 27, 2017 – Supreme Court declines appeal in Mississippi Confederate flag suit

November 22, 2017 – War criminal Mladić handed life sentence for genocide, crimes against humanity

November 21, 2017 – Virginia immigrants file federal suit over DACA extension restrictions

November 16, 2017 – LGBT Activist files federal lawsuit challenging Tennessee therapist law

November 13, 2017 – Supreme Court adds California abortion, free speech, retaliatory-arrest cases to 2017 docket

March 3, 2017 – Saudi authorites detain more than 200 in corruption probe

October 30, 2017 – France counterterrorism bill signed into law

Academic Commentary Editing
November 7, 2017  –  Dog Eat Dawg: Louisiana May be Right, but that Doesn’t Mean They’re Right

December 5, 2018  –  DACA on the Docket