FCC Ordered To Disclose Data About Net Neutrality Commenters

By Wendy Davis, MediaPost.com. -

Siding with The New York Times, a federal judge has ordered that the Federal Communications Commission must disclose information about users who submitted comments during the 2017 net neutrality [...]

Plowshares 7 Need Your Help As They Face Sentencing

By Nick Mottern, Popular Resistance -

URGENT: PLEASE WRITE LETTERS TO THESE JUDGES NOW. As the coronavirus kills and terrifies prisoners around the world, the Kings Bay 7 anti-nuclear protesters and two drone war whistleblowers – [...]

Small Businesses Furious At Paycheck Protection Program Structure

By Main Street Alliance. -

With allegations that major banks shuffled Paycheck Protection Program applications to prioritize larger loan amounts and bigger businesses, Main Street businesses are furious. This possibility [...]

Attorney General Barr Refuses To Release 9/11 Documents

By Tim Golden and Sebastian Rotella, Pro Publica. -

The White House press office did not immediately respond Wednesday to a request for comment on the families’ characterizations of the meeting. One day after that encounter, Justice Department [...]

Flint Prosecutors Say Investigation On Track Despite Earlier Statute Of Limitations Warning

By Andrew Roth, Flintbeat.com. -

Flint, MI – Leaders of the Flint water crisis prosecution team said in a statement Friday that their investigation remains on track despite an earlier warning about a looming statute of [...]

Federal Court Invalidates Key Permit For Keystone XL

By the Center for Biological Diversity. -

Great Falls, MT — A federal judge today ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the law when it approved Nationwide Permit 12, a water-crossing permit critical for TC Energy’s [...]

Monsanto To Pay $39 M In Roundup False Ad Class Settlement

By Sustainable Pulse. -

Monsanto has settled claims in a proposed class action alleging that it falsely advertised that the active ingredient in Roundup Weed & Grass Killer only affects plants with a $39.5 million deal [...]

US Judges Stop States From Curbing Abortions During Coronavirus Crisis

By Andrew Chung, Reuters. -

Federal judges on Monday blocked officials in Texas, Ohio and Alabama from banning most abortions in those states as part of their orders to postpone surgeries and other procedures deemed not [...]

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Prevails As Federal Judge Strikes Down DAPL Permits

By Staff, Earthjustice.org -

Washington, D.C. —A federal court today granted a request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to strike down federal permits for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. The Court found the U.S. [...]

Historic Battle Brewing In NYC Over Lawyers’ Committee Grand Jury Petition

By Staff, Lawyerscommitteefor9-11inquiry.org -

TODAY in New York City a legal battle for the integrity of the Grand Jury process and the First Amendment Right to Petition for Redress is being waged. On Friday night March 20, 2020 Lawyers’ [...]

Judge Blocks Rule That Would Have Kicked 700,000 People Off SNAP

By Maria Godoy, Npr.org -

Critics had called on the Department of Agriculture to suspend implementation of the new food stamp restrictions, especially in light of the economic crisis spurred by the coronavirus pandemic. A [...]

Court Rules That Google Can Legally Manipulate Searches To Influence Political Results

By Shane Trejo, Bigleaguepolitics.com -

A court has ruled that Google has the right to legally manipulate searches in order to cause electoral interference and influence political results, rebuking a legal challenge from Democrat [...]

District Court Judge Deals Blow To Las Vegas Pipeline Plan

By Benjamin Spillman and Reno Gazette, Rgj.com -

Rupert Steele says he’s looking forward to his next trip to Nevada’s rural Spring Valley. That’s because Steele, chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, will be bearing [...]

Federal Appeals Courts Agree: Trans People Belong In Schools

By Gabriel Arkles, Aclu.org -

On Wednesday, yet another federal appeals court ruled that allowing a transgender boy to use the boys’ restrooms and locker rooms does not violate the rights of cisgender students or parents. The [...]

John Pilger: It Is Time For Julian Assange To Be Saved, Not Betrayed

By John Pilger, Thegrayzone.com -

This February 22, there will be a march from Australia House in London to Parliament Square, the centre of British democracy. People will carry pictures of the Australian publisher and journalist [...]