State officials are weighing options after the Ninth Circuit Appellate Court affirmed California's ban on private, for-profit prisons and immigration detention facilities is unconstitutional.
In the summer of 2022, the U.S. witnessed a dramatic change in how the majority of Supreme Court justices understand the Constitution.
California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would strip the California tax-exempt status of a nonprofit that engaged in criminal acts of conspiracy, like insurrection or treason.
New York Attorney General Letitia James hit former president Donald Trump with a US$250 million lawsuit on Sept. 21, 2022, citing "staggering" amounts of falsified business information and fraud.
The unexpected arrival of approximately 50 Colombian and Venezuelan migrants on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on Sept. 14, 2022, has prompted legal questions about how and why, exactly, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis chartered planes to drop them in this unlikely destination.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of new climate initiatives into law Friday, touting them as aggressive moves to address pollution and accelerate a clean energy transition in the Golden State.
olorado Governor Polis appointed Katharine E. Lum and Karl L. Schock to the Colorado Court of Appeals.
The Missouri Supreme Court Tuesday refused to hear an appeal of a ruling upholding the Secretary of State's process for putting a recreational marijuana legalization measure on the November ballot.
(The Center Square) - A U.S. District Court recently put a hurdle up between Arizona and its recently-enacted law about recording on-duty police officers.
Judge John Tuchi of the U.S. District Court of Arizona granted an injunction against the state's law banning people from filming police officers within eight feet last week. He set a one-week deadline for those who want to speak out in favor of the law in the case.
A judge in New Mexico ruled this week that Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin must be removed from his position following his role in the January 6 U.S. Capitol riot.