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Morning News and Headlines.Updates throughout the day. “NEW DELHI: Pakistan and China are expanding their military to military cooperation and defence production, which is making India uneasy, according to Indian media reports. […]
We expect orders from the February 16 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday at 10 a.m. The court will hear oral argument on Tuesday in Currier v. Virginia and City of Hays v. Vogt and on Wednesday in Rosales-Mireles v. United States and Dahda v. United States. […] The post This week at the court appeared first on […]
The petition of the day is: United States ex rel. Carter v. Halliburton Co. 17-1060 Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the respondents in this case. Issues: (1) Whether, under the first-to-file bar of the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(5), later actions may […] Th […]
In an op-ed Thursday in the Los Angeles Times, law professor Rick Hasen suggested that “there is something disconcerting about Supreme Court justices becoming political rock stars.” He cautioned against turning the justices into gods and devils. Hasen isn’t the only commentator addressing the hagiography of the justices. Speaking on Monday at the University […]
The Department of Justice announced that a grand jury in the District of Columbia today returned an indictment presented by the Special Counsel’s Office. The indictment charges thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian companies for committing federal crimes while seeking to interfere in the United States political system, including the 2016 Presidential […]
A Houston, Texas, man pleaded guilty today to conspiring to commit money laundering, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick for the Southern District of Texas.
Coinbase, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, admitted Thursday that a glitch had accidentally charged some users multiple times for a single purchase — with some users saying their bank accounts were drained by the error.
A clash over President Donald Trump’s “nuclear football” almost caused an international incident in November when a Chinese security official was tackled to the ground during a chaotic scene in Beijing, it was revealed Sunday.