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Suits Challenging Confinement of Noncitizens Up
(20 Sep 2018)
Habeas corpus filings in federal courts challenging the confinement of noncitizens continue to rise.
Louisiana and New Jersey Lead in Legal Action Against Health Care and Pharmaceutical Companies
(30 Aug 2018)
Legal action against health care and pharmaceutical companies in federal courts has sharply increased over the last five years, and in particular since late 2017.
Growth in Immigration Court Backlog Varies Markedly by State
(29 Aug 2018)
As of July 31, 2018, pending cases in Immigration Court nationwide reached nearly three-quarters of a million (746,049 cases).
Weapons Prosecutions Continue to Climb in 2018
(27 Aug 2018)
According to the latest case-by-case information covering the first ten months of FY 2018, new federal weapons prosecutions are up 22.5 percent over the same period a year ago.
Stepped Up Illegal-Entry Prosecutions Reduce Those for Other Crimes
(06 Aug 2018)
The push to prioritize prosecuting illegal border crossers has begun to impact the capacity of federal prosecutors to enforce other federal laws.
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