Courts

What Are Barbara Lagoa's Views and Religious Beliefs?

U.S. Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa, one of President Donald Trump's top choices to potentially replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is a practicing Catholic who favors the legal philosophy of Constitutional originalism.

Judge Blocks Trump Policy Removing LGBTQ Health Care Protections

A federal judge blocked new Department of Health and Human Services rules that would have removed Obama-era protections for LGBTQ people in health care, noting that a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court contradicts the Trump rules.

Chelsea Manning Released From Prison

District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered the release of whistleblower activist Chelsea Manning Thursday, one day after Manning was reported to have attempted suicide while being held on contempt of court charges.

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