Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Admitting Privileges Abortion Law

Washington, DC…the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 Decision with Chief Justice Roberts again the swing vote decided to overturned the Louisiana Law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital no further that 30 miles from where the abortions are performed. The full opinion follows 18-1323_c07d or click the […]

Supreme Court Rules Trump Can’t Immediately End DACA,

Washington, DC…Today Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the opinion of the court. From the Syllabus “In 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memorandum announcing an immigration relief program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allows certain unauthorized aliens who arrived in the United States as children to […]

Trump Sign’s Executive Order Banning Chokeholds & Safe Policing for Safe Communities

Washington, DC…By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Purpose. As Americans, we believe that all persons are created equal and endowed with the inalienable rights to life and liberty. A fundamental purpose of government […]

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Challenge to California Sanctuary Law

Sacramento, CA…California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today released a statement following news that the U.S. Supreme Court denied the federal government’s petition for review in United States v. California: “In California, we’ve seen the success that comes from building trust between law enforcement and our hard-working immigrant communities. The last thing we need to do is […]

The Judicial Council of California Voted to End COVID-19 Bail Policies Effective June 20th

Sacramento, CA…The Judicial Council of California voted to end the COVID-19 emergency bail schedule, as California begins a phased re-opening and courts restore services shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Judicial Council voted 17-2 to rescind, effective June 20, the COVID-19 temporary bail schedule that set presumptive bail at $0 for people accused of […]

Mason James Lira, 26 From Monterey Area Identified as Suspect in Paso Robles Shooting

Paso Robles, CA…The Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspect in a shooting incident which killed a local man and seriously wounded a Sheriff’s Deputy in Paso Robles early this morning. The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Mason James Lira, a transient from the Monterey area. Lira is accused of a shooting spree which began […]

Attorney General Ellison charges Derek Chauvin with 2nd-degree murder of George Floyd, three former officers with aiding and abetting 2nd-degree murder

Saint Paul, MN…Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison made several announcements today in the prosecution of the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis. First, Attorney General Ellison announced that he has filed a charge of second-degree murder against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. The new second-degree murder charge joins the previously-filed […]

Attorney General William P. Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray Announce Significant Al-Qaeda Ties in Naval Air Station Pensacola Shooting

Washington, DC…Today, Attorney General William P. Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray announced significant developments in the FBI’s investigation of the December 6, 2019 shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola that killed three U.S. sailors and severely wounded eight other Americans. On January 13, 2020, Attorney General Barr announced that the shooting was an act […]

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