Democrats Begin Legal Assault on Trump’s Move to End ‘Dreamer’ Program

A group of 16 Democratic attorneys general have filed suit in New York, claiming that Mr. Trump had improperly upended the policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

How a Crackdown on Leaks Threatens Confidential Sources

It seems all but certain that the Justice Department will try to chip away at the guidelines that limit when federal prosecutors can serve subpoenas on the news media.

67 Former State Attorneys General Have a Message: Condemn Hate Bluntly

In a statement on Monday, the former attorneys general recommended a response along the lines of Bill Baxley’s salty letter to a K.K.K. leader in 1976.

Students, Cities and States Take the Climate Fight to Court

By JOHN SCHWARTZ August 10, 2017 Can the courts fix climate change? Several groups and individuals around the United States have gone to court to try to do what the Trump administration has so far declined to do: confront the causes and effects of global...

Justice Dept., Under Siege From Trump, Plows Ahead With His Agenda

Even as the department has been the subject of President Trump’s rage, Jeff Sessions and Rod J. Rosenstein are quietly and powerfully at work.