Vermont Supreme Court finds no neglect for preschool and kindergarten absences
 Federal appeals court upholds injunction against city’s topless ban for women
 Nevada governor signs gun background check bill into law
 Maldives court detains former president for money-laundering trial
 UK legislative report: Facebook violated data privacy and competition laws
 Georgia high court: refusal of breathalyzer cannot be used in court
 Trump’s national emergency declaration facing legal challenges
 Alaska Supreme Court upholds decision blocking restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortions
 Federal judge issues gag order in Roger Stone case
 Federal appeals court rules Philadelphia entitled to federal funds despite ‘sanctuary city’ status
 Supreme Court agrees to hear census citizenship question challenge
 Senate passes bill to make lynching a federal hate crime
 EPA releases action plan to address drinking water contamination
 ACLU sues US Customs and Border Protection for detaining Spanish speakers
 US Senate confirms William Barr as Attorney General
 Trump declares national emergency to fund border wall
 Rights groups challenge Trump’s new policy for asylum seekers
 US House passes resolution to end military assistance in Yemen
 ABA: judges may not refuse to perform same-sex marriages
 Kentucky Senate passes net-metering bill impacting home solar compensation
 Japan couples file lawsuits for same-sex marriage recognition
 UN rights experts condemn France crackdown on public demonstrations
 House members reintroduce bill to make electronic court records free to public
 India lower house passes anti-Ponzi scheme bill
 Rights groups condemn arrest of Philippines journalist Maria Ressa