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President Biden says he won’t offer commutation to his son Hunter after gun sentence

Biden's remarks came one day after the White House declined to rule out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden.

Justice Thomas failed to report additional private jet trips on financial disclosure docs, Senate Judiciary says

The revelations come after billionaire real-estate mogul Harlan Crow reached an agreement with lawmakers to turn over seven years of financial documents related to his relationship with the Supreme Court jurist.

Senate Judiciary Committee advances bipartisan bill to add dozens of judges to federal courts

If made law, the legislation would create 63 positions on U.S. district courts — the first major expansion since the 1990s.

Biden administration faces lawsuit over anti-asylum rule

The executive order will limit the number of migrants who can receive asylum at the southern U.S. border once crossings exceed 2,500 people a day.

Senate GOP blocks Supreme Court ethics bill

Although the legislation failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the upper chamber, Democrats say this is not the end of efforts to force the Supreme Court into a binding code of ethics.

Disney asks judge to toss out Elon Musk-backed lawsuit by former ‘Mandalorian’ actress

Gina Carano sued Disney for firing her from the hit "Star Wars" spin-off after she posted a series of controversial tweets.