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Afternoon Briefs: Law dean Chemerinsky opposes Trump Twitter ban; safe injection site shot down

January 14, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Twitter and Facebook had the right to remove posts by President Donald Trump that amounted to incitement, but a total ban on Trump’s social media accounts goes too far, according to an op-ed by Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University […]


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Federal appeals court blocks Trump administration refugee settlement policy

January 11, 2021

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit blocked a Trump administration refugee policy Friday, halting the ability of state and local governments to unilaterally reject resettlements in their jurisdictions. The Refugee Act, passed by Congress in 1980, created […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Trump issues executive order banning eight Chinese apps

January 7, 2021

Via: Jurist

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday titled “Executive Order Addressing the Threat Posed By Applications and Other Software Developed or Controlled By Chinese Companies.” The order, signed during Trump’s final two weeks in office, bans eight […]


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Trump signs COVID relief bill after delay

December 28, 2020

Via: Jurist

President Trump finally signed a coronavirus relief package Sunday after several days’ delay. The president signed the bill Sunday night, but issued a statement that “wasteful items need to be removed” from the bill, indicating that the White House would […]


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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to review access to abortion pill

December 17, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Food and Drug Administration filed a supplemental brief on Tuesday requesting that the Supreme Court lift a preliminary injunction “barring the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from enforcing longstanding safety requirements with respect to medication abortions effected through […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Trump administration opens bids for oil and gas lease sales in Arctic refuge

November 18, 2020

Via: Jurist

The Trump administration on Monday announced formal proceedings to sell oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil companies. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office issued a call for nominations and comments […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court declines to hear suit claiming Trump illegally profited from presidency

October 15, 2020

Via: Jurist

A suit brought by Democratic lawmakers in 2017 against US President Donald Trump has ended with the Supreme Court declining to hear the case on Tuesday. The suit alleged that Trump violated the emoluments clause of the US Constitution by […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court rules Trump cannot block subpoena for tax returns

October 7, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Wednesday that the Manhattan District Attorney (DA) can obtain President Donald Trump’s tax records. However, this probably will not occur immediately, as the court stayed the enforcement of the subpoena […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Justice Department attempts to take over defense in Trump defamation case

September 10, 2020

Via: Jurist

The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a notice of removal on Tuesday, removing a defamation case against President Donald Trump from New York State Court to the District Court of the Southern District of New York, and sought to swap […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court blocks release of Trump tax returns

September 3, 2020

Via: Jurist

A federal judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has stayed a district court order to subpoena President Trump’s tax returns. The stay, issued Tuesday, will prevent the district court from accessing Trump’s tax returns until […]