federal courts

Full text of Carter’s letter to Georgia secretary of state

Former President Jimmy Carter, a Georgia resident, wrote on his official letterhead to his state’s Republican nominee for governor, Brian Kemp, asking him to resign as Georgia secretary of state. The secretary of state oversees elections. This is the full text of the letter, obtained by The Associated Press: October 22, 2018 To Secretary of … Continue reading Full text of Carter’s letter to Georgia secretary of state

New York News: 7 Members Of New Rochelle Drug Trafficking Organizations And 3 Members Of Bridgeport Drug Trafficking Organization Charged In Federal Courts With Narcotics Conspiracy

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, William F. Sweeney, Assistant Director in Charge of the New York Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the … Continue reading New York News: 7 Members Of New Rochelle Drug Trafficking Organizations And 3 Members Of Bridgeport Drug Trafficking Organization Charged In Federal Courts With Narcotics Conspiracy

WASHINGTON | Senate backs wide-ranging spending bill

WASHINGTON— The Senate has approved a catch-all spending bill that funds a wide swath of government programs, from Interior and environment to agriculture, transportation, housing, Treasury and federal courts. The $154.2 billion measure combines four spending bills into one and brings the Senate more than halfway to completing its 12 mandatory spending bills for the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate backs wide-ranging spending bill

WASHINGTON | Ruling in Trump lawsuit could open door to financial records

WASHINGTON — A federal judge is allowing Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of unconstitutionally accepting gifts from foreign and state interests through his Washington hotel. The decision Wednesday clears the way for the plaintiffs to seek financial records from the president’s company. In his ruling, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ruling in Trump lawsuit could open door to financial records

WASHINGTON | Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nyet. Non. Nein. No. That’s the answer the Supreme Court gave Thursday to the question of whether federal courts in the United States must accept statements from foreign governments about their own laws as binding. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for a unanimous court that a “federal court should accord respectful consideration … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts