The state reversed a ban on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” after the A.C.L.U. of New Jersey wrote to the state’s corrections commissioner.
Border agents say the electronic searches have stopped terrorism suspects and criminals, but privacy advocates call them an invasive violation of the Constitution.
An official who temporarily blocked an undocumented teenager’s abortion said that although the girl had been raped, it was not possible to “cure violence with further violence.”
Ms. Benshoof, a lawyer, defended abortion and contraceptive rights in American courts and took on cases of sexual violence, war crimes and genocide abroad.
Security officials are exploring whether to transfer a detained U.S. citizen suspected of being an Islamic State fighter to Saudi Arabia, where he grew up.
The Trump administration had tried to block two young immigrants from ending their pregnancies, but it relented after a judge ruled for the women this week.