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A federal judge rejected an attempt by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to dismiss an indictment against him by arguing that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment was flawed, Politico reports. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Mueller’s prosecution of the longtime political...

President Trump lamented what he called the spread of a “dangerous anti-police prejudice” in the U.S. during an event to honor fallen and injured law enforcement officials on Tuesday, reports Politico. Speaking at the 37th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, an event to recognize...

Court-watchers continue to focus on Monday’s ruling in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, in which the justices struck down the federal law that bars states from legalizing sports betting. Scott Bomboy covers the decision for Constitution Daily. For The Washington Post, Amber Phillips offers...

The petition of the day is: Noble Energy Inc. v. ConocoPhillips Co. 17-1438 Issues: (1) Whether a state court may impose onerous contractual obligations on a non-signatory to the contract by disregarding the full-disclosure requirements of federal bankruptcy law and foisting the undisclosed perpetual indemnity obligation of a...