Courts Category

April 1, 2019

Michael Avenatti to Face Fraud Charges in California Court Following New York Arrest

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces a hearing on charges he fraudulently obtained $4 million in bank loans and pocketed $1.6 million from a client

March 31, 2019

The DEA Ran a Massive Database of People Who Bought Money-Counting Machines for Years

The Drug Enforcement Administration maintained a database of people who purchased money-counting machines as part of a “legally questionable” effort to identify suspected drug dealers for further surveillance and enforcement efforts, the New York Time…

March 30, 2019

Judge Rules Trump Plans to Open Up Swathes of Arctic, Atlantic Oceans for Drilling Illegal

In a major blow to the Donald Trump administration’s oil and gas policy, on Friday a federal judge ruled the president’s order opening massive swathes of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas drilling operations illegal, the Washington Post rep…