Judges question EPA bid to bar some issues from litigation
Two judges on a U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit panel pressed U.S. EPA today over its request to remove key issues from ongoing litigation over an Obama-era rule on coal ash disposal.
Sessions memo bars regulation via guidance documents
The Justice Department won't issue de facto regulations through guidance documents, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a departmentwide memorandum last week.
Trump adds Kavanaugh, 4 others to shortlist
President Trump on Friday added five individuals to his list of potential Supreme Court nominees, including a conservative judge on the influential U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Litigation floods courts in wake of Harvey's historic deluge
Hurricane Harvey's catastrophic rains and flooding are long gone, but the litigation is just beginning.
DOJ urges Supreme Court to skip fight over frog habitat
The Trump administration this week asked the Supreme Court to reject petitions by timber interests and property rights advocates appealing a lower-court decision maintaining the Fish and Wildlife Service's critical habitation protections for the dusky gopher frog.