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Judge rules DOJ violated the law in Jeffrey Epstein case

A federal judge in Florida ruled that the Department of Justice broke the law by failing to confer with victims of Jeffrey Epstein, a well-connected Palm Beach billionaire and alleged serial sex abuser of underage girls, about the 2008 plea deal that garnered him only 13 months in prison and no federal trial.

Tracking legal challenges to Trump's emergency declaration

As President Donald Trump moves forward with plans to build additional physical barriers along the southern border, his administration will have to contend with a slew of lawsuits challenging the national emergency declaration allowing him, in part, to do so.

Review: 'Making a Murderer' picks up trail under glare of spotlight

The frenzy stirred by "Making a Murderer" adds an extra dimension to its 10-episode follow-up, to the extent the original docu-series and the fallout from it becomes a significant part of the story. The result is an equally dense, engrossing look into the next phase for Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, the two men convicted -- under questionable circumstances -- in the murder of Teresa Halbach.

Judge denies Manafort's request to move next trial

Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson has denied a request by Paul Manafort to move his second criminal trial from Washington, DC, to Roanoke, Virginia, as she, the special counsel's office and Manafort's attorneys hash out last-minute parameters before the trial begins later this month.

Brennan considers taking Trump to court

Former CIA director John Brennan said Sunday that he was willing to pursue legal action against President Donald Trump after he revoked Brennan's security clearance earlier this week.

War Machine gets life in prison for assault

Mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, 35, also known as War Machine, was sentenced Monday to 36 years to life for kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend and attacking her male friend in Las Vegas in 2014, according…