Administrative Law

1087 ABA Journal Administrative Law articles.

Afternoon Briefs: Prosecutor resigns over Nazi social media post; judge blocks asylum restriction

Prosecutor resigns over shared Facebook post

A Texas prosecutor resigned Monday after she shared a Facebook post that appeared to compare protesters with Nazis. Assistant District Attorney Kaylynn Williford of…

‘Disturbingly inappropriate’ emails bring suspension for former judge and lawyer
An administrative law judge and government lawyer have been suspended from law practice for participating in an email chain with a group of lawyers calling themselves the “Forum of Hate.”
Afternoon Briefs: PACER gets a redesign; SCOTUS turns down border wall case

PACER is redesigned to be easier to use

PACER, the federal judiciary’s website for electronic court filings, has gotten a redesign. The site has new navigational tools, simplified instructions…

Groups plan lawsuit after Trump administration reverses transgender health care protections
Three groups say they have planned lawsuits challenging the Trump administration’s reversal of protections for transgender patients in regulations interpreting the Affordable Care Act.
Lawyer gets suspended for pursuing lawsuit of more than $67M over lost pants
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has suspended a former administrative law judge who claimed in a lawsuit that a dry cleaners owed him more than $67 million for losing his pants.
Afternoon Briefs: DC protesters sue over park ouster; 21 federal courthouses damaged

DC protesters sue over their ouster from Lafayette Square

Protesters and Black Lives Matter D.C. allege in a lawsuit that their ouster from Lafayette Square on June 1 violated their…

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down state stay-at-home order issued by health official
The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the state’s stay-at-home order Wednesday, ruling that the health official who issued the order should have followed rule-making procedures that involve the legislature in decision-making.
Administrative law judge is accused of insubordination and suspended for footnotes
A Florida administrative law judge was suspended by his agency for five days because of footnotes.
Afternoon Briefs: Ex-BigLaw partner gets home jailing for COVID-19 risk; lawsuit sees immigration-court safety risk

Ex-BigLaw partner released from prison for COVID-19 risk

A Manhattan federal judge has ordered former Locke Lord partner Mark Scott to be released to home confinement because he has a…

Afternoon Briefs: McGahn case to be heard by full DC Circuit; judge blocks food-stamp rule

Full DC Circuit to hear cases on McGahn subpoena, border wall

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has granted en banc review of two cases…

US falls out of top 20 in Rule of Law Index, while global declines continue
For the first time, the United States fell out of the top 20 countries for adherence to the rule of law in an index compiled by the World Justice Project.
9th Circuit blocks two policies that restrict and discourage asylum applications
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked two Trump administration policies that affect asylum-seekers.
Judge is reassigned after video shows her forcing child into lockup
A judge in Chicago has been reassigned to administrative duties after a video showed her placing a child in a holding cell behind her courtroom.
DC Circuit strikes down Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas
On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down work requirements for Medicaid recipients approved for use in Arkansas.
Lawyer is suspended after he is accused of misleading and bullying judge
The Tennessee Supreme Court has suspended a Georgia lawyer after a hearing board found that he misled an administrative law judge and bullied her during his representation of a methadone clinic.

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