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Court: House entitled to Mueller probe grand jury testimony

The Justice Department must give to Congress secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, giving the House a win in a separation-of-powers clash with the Trump administration.

Shutdown leads to delays in lawsuits against government

During the longest-ever government shutdown, the federal judiciary has remained open, allowing the wheels of justice to keep turning in most criminal cases. But many civil cases have come to a halt because the U.S. Department of Justice doesn’t have enough attorneys working to handle them.

U.S. gambling operators have 90 days to comply with new rules

The Justice Department late Monday issued a legal opinion that could further restrict online gambling even as some states have been moving to embrace it – a restriction long sought by GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson, who controls one of the world’s largest casino empires.

Confusion and uncertainty at the border after Trump acts

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted along the U.S.-Mexico border over the “zero tolerance” policy that called for the prosecution of anyone caught entering the country illegally.