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  • Gorsuch's 'Burping Boy' Dissent Arrives at the Supreme Court

    By Marcia Coyle

    Justice Neil Gorsuch may face his first recusal when the justices in May take up a petition that involves—and features prominently—one of his most famous dissents: the case of the burping 13-year-old student.

  • Rosenstein Pegged to Bring Experience, Stability to DOJ

    By Cogan Schneier

    Rod Rosenstein has his work cut out for him now that he’s officially U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ right-hand man. Attorneys are looking to Rosenstein, a lifelong public servant, to bring a dose of stability to the U.S. Department of Justice after the U.S. Senate confirmed him as the deputy attorney general.

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  • MetLife, Citing Trump, Urges Court to Postpone 'Too Big To Fail' Ruling

    By Allison Bell

    MetLife Inc. on Monday asked a federal appeals court to give the Trump administration time to review the government's process for designating systemically important financial institutions.

  • DC Circuit Rejects CFPB Subpoena Targeting For-Profit College Accreditor

    By C. Ryan Barber

    A Washington federal appeals court on Friday rejected the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's attempt to investigate an embattled accreditor of for-profit colleges, upholding a trial judge’s ruling that faulted the Obama-era agency for straying outside its jurisdiction.

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