Justice

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The Justice Department will "strengthen" rules regarding seeking congressional records, Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement Monday, following reports that the previous administration seized the records of journalists, members of Congress and their families. ...
With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue — whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions. ...
The New York Times is reporting that a top national security official at the Department of Justice will be resigning amid uproar over phone reporters' phone records being seized for a leaks inquiry. NBC News has not independently confirmed this information. ...
Democrats are demanding Supreme Court Justice Breyer retire so Biden can appoint his replacement before abortion and Second Amendment cases. ...

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