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The American Bar Association is sounding the alarm that US immigration courts are ‘on the brink of collapse’

A massive and rapidly growing backlog of more than 855,000 deportation cases is currently swamping just 400 immigration judges across the country.
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, left, and former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe during a news conference, July 13, 2017 at the Justice Department in Washington, DC.

Jeff Sessions once complained about FBI employees and reminisced about the ‘the old days’ when it ‘only hired Irishmen,’ forme...

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly of English, Irish, and Scottish heritage.
Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker reacts as he arrives to testify before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 8, 2019.

‘Mr. Chairman, I see that your 5 minutes is up’: Matthew Whitaker cuts off Democrat leading hearing on Russia probe

"I am here voluntarily. We have agreed to five-minute rounds," Whitaker said as he avoided answering a question on the Russia investigation.

Trump’s attorney general pick was just approved by a key committee, setting up a final confirmation vote in the Senate

Barr previously served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 under President George H.W. Bush and is highly respected in the conservative legal world.
William Barr testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be attorney general of the United States on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2019.

Barr’s confirmation hearing just kicked off, and he’s already gone against Trump in big ways

Barr made it clear he does not agree with the president on array of issues, perhaps most notably special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Outgoing chief of staff John Kelly blamed Jeff Sessions for family separation policy in new interview

Outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly blamed former Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the separation of hundreds of migrant children from their families.
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A month after Sessions was fired, polls still suggest people want the Mueller probe protected

The national survey of Americans shows a different mood among the public compared to members of Congress.

Merriam-Webster’s 2018 word of the year has appeared in political headlines nonstop for months

People looked up "justice" 74% more than they did in 2017 as it was at the heart of many national conversations in 2018, the dictionary said.

Ryan Zinke is out — here are all the casualties of the Trump administration so far

From Nikki Haley and Rex Tillerson to Anthony Scaramucci and Reince Priebus, here's everyone who has left the Trump administration so far.

15 attorneys general join amicus brief opposing Matthew Whitaker as Acting US Attorney General

Matthew Whitaker is facing opposition on multiple sides because of his past statements and business affiliations.