(LANSING, Mich.) -- A Michigan Court of Claims judge ruled Wednesday that the state's 1931 abortion ban violates the state constitution, according to a copy of the ruling obtained by ABC News. The ruling permanently bars the attorney general and county prosecutors from enforcing... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The arrest of an Ecuadorian migrant under Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's initiative "Operation Lone Star" was ruled unconstitutional by a Texas county judge Thursday. Some immigration advocates are hopeful the ruling by Travis County Judge Jan Soifer could potentially set a pathway... Read More.
(CALIFORNIA) -- The California ride-hailing driver suing over the controversial Proposition 22 law said he can "breathe a little easier" after a judge ruled it unconstitutional, but an ongoing legal battle still looms as industry giants ready an appeal. Proposition 22 -- a ballot measure backed... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Critics are questioning the constitutionality of Florida's new, first-of-its-kind law that aims to hold social media companies accountable for "de-platforming" political candidates. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the controversial Senate Bill 7072 into law Monday, which imposes fines of $250,000 per day on... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Tyler Perry weighed in on Georgia's new voting law on Tuesday, suggesting the Department of Justice should take action. However, the media mogul, whose Tyler Perry Studios is based in Atlanta, also warned against pulling businesses from the state. "As a Georgia resident... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(TYLER, Texas) -- A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's pandemic eviction ban is unconstitutional.J. Campbell Barker, a Trump-nominated judge in the Eastern District of Texas, issued the... Read More.
By KATHERINE FAULDERS and JOHN SANTUCCI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Donald Trump has submitted his formal answer to the article of impeachment through his attorneys, arguing that the trial is unconstitutional as he is out of office, and denying... Read More.
Pittsburgh, PA — After the Wolf administration had asked a federal judge to hold off on the decision that gathering limits were unconstitutional, that federal judge says no. That means that, at least for now according to that judge's ruling, there is technically no limit... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf responded to the recent federal court ruling regarding the business closure order and the stay at home orders issued in March, which were later suspended, as well as the 25-person indoor and 250-person outdoor gathering limitations. On Monday, his... Read More.
UNDATED (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration says it will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that pandemic restrictions that required people to stay at home, placed limits on gatherings and ordered “non-life-sustaining” businesses to close are unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV, an appointee... Read More.