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Geoffrey Berman, U.S. Attorney Who Prosecuted Trump Allies, Says He Won't Quit

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| Attorney General William Barr announced that Berman is stepping down as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. But Berman says "I have no intention of resigning."

'Sigh Of Relief' Or 'Slippery Slope': Advocates and Opponents React To DACA Ruling


"I couldn't believe it," says one DACA recipient. "The writing on the wall was that we were all going to be mourning and not celebrating today." Immigration opponents are blasting the decision.

Supreme Court Will Not Reexamine Doctrine That Shields Police In Misconduct Suits


Justice Clarence Thomas dissents, saying the "qualified immunity doctrine appears to stray from the statutory text."

Supreme Court Delivers Major Victory To LGBTQ Employees


The Supreme Court says the federal ban on discrimination "based on sex" also applies to gay, lesbian, and transgender employees.

Prosecutors Move To Drop Their Own Case After Evidence Issue. The Judge Wants Answers


Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad is accused of violating American sanctions laws against Iran, but prosecutors in the Southern District of New York are backing away nearly three months after convicting him.

Appeals Court To Hear Flynn's Bid To Force Judge To Drop Case Against Him


The Justice Department has dropped its case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn, but U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan has not yet granted the government's motion to dismiss.

Judge Blocks Deportation Of Honduran Teenager Due To Pandemic


The 16-year-old boy was to be deported Wednesday under a new administration policy that applies federal health statutes, intended to mitigate the spread of disease, to immigration cases.

No Sign Of Antifa So Far In Justice Department Cases Brought Over Unrest


An NPR review of the federal cases brought in connection with the unrest over George Floyd's death does not find any links to the antifa movement.

In Wake Of Protests, Democrats To Unveil Police Reform Legislation


Congressional Democrats will unveil legislation Monday to install wide-ranging reforms for police departments across the country. It could face Republican opposition.