Federal Judge Orders Trump Administration to Stop Denying Pandemic Relief Funds to Incarcerated Persons

Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an Order certifying a nationwide class of people incarcerated in state and federal prisons, and granting the plaintiffs' motion for preliminary injunction requiring the U.S. Department of Treasury, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, and the United States of America (“Defendants”) to stop withholding CARES Act stimulus funds from plaintiffs or any class member on the sole basis of their incarcerated status.

What You Can Do to Protect #OurCourt and Honor RBG’s Legacy

The Senate Democratic caucus is united against allowing a Supreme Court nominee to go forward before inauguration, meaning that this is a fight we can absolutely win. There are a handful of Republicans who have publicly stated their discomfort with a nomination this close to the election. The next president must nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s … Continue reading What You Can Do to Protect #OurCourt and Honor RBG’s Legacy