Legal Issues

Donald Trump Jr. (R) watches his father Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump leave the stage on the night of the Iowa Caucus in Des Moines, Iowa U.S. February 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Trump Campaign Paid $50,000 To Trump Jr.’s Lawyer Days Before Bombshell NYT Report

In newly filed campaign disclosure forms, President Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign committee has disclosed that it paid a $50,000 retainer to criminal defence attorney Alan S. Futerfas who...
Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, listens during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in, South Korea's president, not pictured, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, June 30, 2017. Trump wants South Korea to reduce barriers to U.S. auto exports to the country and is concerned by the 'enormous' amount of surplus steel the U.S. imports from the country, especially shipments that come via China, a White House administration official said this week. Photographer: Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg

Now Jared Kushner Is Under Fire, For Omissions On Security Clearance Form

As attention focuses on Donald Trump Jr. for meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to obtain negative information about Hillary Clinton, it's easy to overlook how damaging and embarrassing the episo...
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 29: The Justice Department seal is seen on the lectern during a Hate Crimes Subcommittee summit on June 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. The meeting gave stakeholders the opportunity to offer imput to the committee before it makes its recommendations to the attorney general on what the Department of Justice can do to improve reporting, investigation and prosecution of hate crimes. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Trump Ethics Official Quits Because White House Won’t Follow Its Own Rules

A top Justice Department corporate crime expert has quit, saying it's impossible to hold suspected lawbreakers to standards that President Donald Trump is not meeting himself. Hui Chen, who was the co...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. on February 9, 2017. Picture taken on February 9, 2017. Courtesy Bryan Cox/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

Trump Administration Accused Of Using Immigrant Kids As 'Bait' To Catch Parents

WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration is using information gathered from immigrant children apprehended at the border to go after the relatives who paid for them to travel to the U.S., often to escape...
The Republican-led legislature passed a new bill this month aimed at so-called &ldquo;fetal homicide&rdquo; that <a href="http://www.unionleader.com/State-Senate-Roundup:-Fetal-homicide-bill-passes-Senate" target="_blank">would define a fetus as a person after 20 weeks</a>&nbsp;of pregnancy.

New Hampshire Republicans Accidentally Pass Law Allowing Pregnant Women To Kill People

Lawmakers in New Hampshire scrambled to close a legal loophole on Thursday after passing a piece of legislation that, on paper, may have allowed pregnant women to commit murder without any repercussio...
FILE PHOTO -Actor Bill Cosby (C) leaves for a lunch break during a hearing for his upcoming sexual assault trial at Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Clem Murray/Pool/File Photo

Accused By Dozens, Bill Cosby Heads To Trial Over Single Incident

Bill Cosby's long-awaited criminal trial on charges that he drugged and molested a friend in his home begins Monday in Norristown, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. The 79-year-old comedy legend faces...