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The Trump administration conceded that its terrorism report issued Tuesday aimed at bolstering its push for stricter limits on legal immigration to the U.S. is incomplete and needs more details to paint the full picture of the threats posed by foreign-born terrorists, USA Today reports....

Changes to criminal-justice laws in New Jersey now require an analysis of their impact on racial and ethnic minorities, the Wall Street Journal reports. A bill mandating the analyses, which outgoing Gov. Chris Christie signed Monday, requires the state’s Office of Legislative Services to prepare...

This morning the justices will hear oral argument in two cases. First up is Encino Motorcars v. Navarro, which asks whether service advisors at car dealerships are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime-pay requirements. Ronald Mann previewed the case for this blog. Ryan...

The petition of the day is: Crane Co. v. Poage 17-900 Issues: (1) Whether the due process clause requires appellate review that considers factors undermining the reasonableness of the punitive damages award; and (2) whether the due process clause prohibits a punitive damages award that is more than...

This morning’s oral argument in Hall v. Hall addressed two related issues. One is the effect of consolidating separate civil actions and whether they become a single action or retain separate identities. The second is how that affects the timing of and obligation to appeal....