Brooklyn Federal Judge orders stay, partially blocks Trump's Executive Order on Muslim travel ban

Brooklyn Federal Judge orders stay, partially blocks Trump's Executive Order on Muslim travel ban

U.S. District Court Judge Ann Donnolly issued an order Saturday evening, ordering a stay that partially prevented implementation of President Donald Trump's Executive Order that had instituted travel restrictions on individuals entering the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority nations.

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Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn may be called upon to defend Trump's Executive Order on Muslim travel ban

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn may be called upon to defend Trump's Executive Order on Muslim travel ban

If U.S. Reps. Nydia Velázquez (D-Brooklyn) and Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan) and others are unable to negotiate the release of individuals detained at JFK Airport under President Donald Trump's anti-immigration Executive Order, then resolution may need to be reached in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn.

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Gov. Cuomo signs "McCarthyite" executive order banning state business with BDS supporters

Gov. Cuomo signs "McCarthyite" executive order banning state business with BDS supporters

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed an executive order seen as a McCarthyite relatiation against human rights activists in an effort to undermine the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against the State of Israel.

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For one year, Cuomo appoints Schneiderman to serve as special prosecutor in police cases [Updated]

For one year, Cuomo appoints Schneiderman to serve as special prosecutor in police cases [Updated]

Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed for a period of one year State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to serve as a state-wide special prosecutor in cases of police officer-involved crimes, including homicides committed by police.

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