Latest from Fred Barbash

Judges warn that the president’s fury over the flow of migrants doesn’t allow him to skirt acts of Congress or the U.S. Constitution.

  • Apr 11, 2019

The administration issued its initial response to lawsuits challenging the president’s declaration of a national emergency.

  • Apr 5, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the full Mueller report, but it’s unlikely to be able to enforce its will.

  • Apr 3, 2019

As the NRA cheered the forceful ruling, Eric Tirschwell of Everytown for Gun Safety blasted “the dangerous gun lobby view that more lethal firearms will make America safer.”

  • Apr 1, 2019

The administration says it won't defend the Affordable Care Act because it's unconstitutional. The Obama administration made a similar argument when it declined to defend the Defense of Marriage Act.

  • Mar 29, 2019

A constitutional clash over that issue could arise between House Democrats and the Justice Department.

  • Mar 24, 2019

The legislature’s post-election special session sought to strip authority from the Democratic governor-elect.

  • Mar 21, 2019

Judges across the country have ruled against the administration more frequently than usual

  • Mar 19, 2019

Federal judges have ruled against the Trump administration at least 63 times, often agreeing with plaintiffs that agency decision-making is arbitrary and capricious.

  • Mar 19, 2019

The attorney general blames “judicial activism” for administration setbacks in the courts. But the record suggests otherwise.

  • Oct 19, 2018
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