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U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie, who is tasked with reviewing the materials uncovered in the FBI raid, released his case management plan on Thursday following the 11th Circuit decision.

Former President Trump’s court battle over records he claims to have declassified was dealt another blow by the Eleventh Circuit this week, and some legal experts doubt the former president will get the legal recourse he seeks. Read more»

A federal judge in Florida has appointed semi-retired New York federal judge Raymond Dearie as special master to review records seized from former President Trump’s home and denied the government’s request to keep using them in its investigation. Read more»

Clamoring for an independent review that the government says would unnecessarily delay its criminal investigation, a legal team for former President Donald Trump made the case in a federal court filing Monday that his south Florida home is "a secure, controlled access compound." Read more»

A Trump-appointed federal judge agreed with the former president Monday to appoint a special master who will review materials seized from his home. Read more»

Former President Donald Trump at an event in Texas in January, 2021.

A federal judge chose to hold off on deciding whether to appoint a special master in the government review of materials seized from the home of former President Donald Trump - though the government’s team has already reviewed the materials. Read more»

The Department of Justice said Monday that a “limited set” of materials potentially containing information covered by attorney-client privilege was found among the 20 boxes of documents seized earlier this month from former President Donald Trump. Read more»

According to the memo, the two former top Justice Department officials viewed Mueller’s obstruction theory as not only 'novel' but also 'unusual.'

The Department of Justice on Wednesday fully released its 2019 memo that advised then-Attorney General William Barr about next steps after special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his investigation of Russian meddling in the presidential election. Read more»

Government attorneys warned that disclosure of the affidavit could jeopardize 'several witnesses'” and a national security investigation described as is 'in its early stages.'

A federal judge indicated Thursday that he will have a decision this time next week that will ostensibly allow the public to access portions of the affidavit used to execute a search warrant on the estate of former President Donald Trump. Read more»

Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, home to former President Donald Trump.

The sworn affidavit the FBI used to obtain a search warrant last week for Mar-a-Lago - the south Florida home of former President Donald Trump - remains under seal and hotly sought after by both members of the media and a conservative nonprofit. Read more»

Former President Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

Former President Donald Trump said late Thursday night that he will not oppose the Department of Justice's motion to unseal the search warrant approved by a federal judge for the FBI's raid on his south Florida home, Mar-a-Lago. Read more»

Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, home to former President Donald Trump.

Democrats are emphasizing that no one is above the law while Republicans are threatening an investigation of the Justice Department and attorney general after the FBI searched former President Donald Trump's south Florida home on Monday. Read more»

The U.S. government must face a lawsuit from a group of plasma companies over a Customs and Border Protection regulatory change that donors not be allowed to enter the country with B‑1 visas if they were planning to sell plasma. Read more»

Because the Justice Department has not asked the appeals court to block the judge’s ruling, public transportation providers must decide on their own whether to enforce a mask requirement or not, for now.

The Department of Justice filed a notice of appeal on Wednesday seeking to reverse U.S. District Judge Kathryn Mizelle’s decision to vacate the federal mask mandate for planes, trains, buses and travel hubs. Read more»

U.S. officials announced a new rule on Thursday aimed at screening the immigration claims of people who would otherwise face expedited removal but have asserted that they will be persecuted or tortured if returned to their homelands. Read more»

The U.S. government says this photo shows Guy Reffitt rinsing his eyes out with water after being sprayed with a chemical irritant at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

After 2 1/2 hours of deliberations, a federal jury returned with a unanimous verdict Tuesday for the first Capitol rioter to go to trial, finding Guy Reffitt guilty on all five of the charges against him, including transporting firearms and interfering with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder. Read more»