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How Worried Should You Be If Your Immigration Case Is Seriously Delayed?
If you've waited weeks, months, or years for a decision on your application for a U.S. green card or visa, you're not alone.
Astroworld: Concert Injury Lawsuits
Learn about lawsuits over the Astroworld tragedy and who’s legally responsible when concerts and other crowded events turn deadly.
2022’s Roe v. Wade Decision: What the Dobbs Case Means for Abortion in the U.S.
The Supreme Court has ended the constitutional right to an abortion. The procedure is now likely to be banned or heavily restricted in nearly half of the states.
How the Britney Spears Case Might Change Conservatorship Law Forever
Updated November 12, 2021In the fall of 2021, just about everywhere you'd turn—from gossip magazines, to Netflix, to Capitol Hill—people were talking about Britney Spears’s conservatorship. For more than a decade, Spears was under the court-approved control of her father, Jamie Spears. In late
Biden Admin to End Trump's "Remain in Mexico" Policy
July 13, 2022. After the Supreme Court's opinion in the case of Biden v. Texas, the so-called "Remain in Mexico" or MPP policy to bar asylum seekers from U.S. entry is over--or is it?
Critical deadlines are coming up for the federal government to approve funding for government operations for 2021-2022 and to raise the limit on the government’s spending ability (the "debt ceiling"). If Congress Doesn't Pass Its Spending Bills Congress often fails to pass its annual spending bills
Understanding the Criminal Case Against Former President Donald Trump
Learn how Trump's case will go through the criminal process from indictment to trial.
Understanding the Dominion v. Fox News Defamation Lawsuit
How did the voting machine company's defamation lawsuit lead to a $787.5 million settlement?