227 ABA Journal Court Administration articles.
A 96-year-old federal appeals judge who may be experiencing “significant mental problems” has been suspended from case assignments for a year after she refused to cooperate in a probe of her fitness for the bench, according to a Sept. 20 order.
Sep 20, 2023 12:47 PM CDT
Republican Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen has been accused of undermining confidence in the justice system by evading the authority of the state’s top court and assaulting the integrity of individual justices.
Sep 11, 2023 2:11 PM CDT
MoFo expands DEI fellowship after suit
Morrison & Foerster has changed the eligibility criteria for a diversity, equity and inclusion fellowship after being sued by a conservative activist who…
Sep 8, 2023 3:14 PM CDT
Dozens of U.S. federal appeals court judges have attended judicial education seminars that closely resemble “luxury vacations” in recent years, a court transparency group said in a new report.
Aug 22, 2023 9:33 AM CDT
A federal judge should consider the religious claims of a defendant who has refused to take psychiatric medications to become competent for trial on a charge of threatening a New Orleans judge, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Aug 15, 2023 2:09 PM CDT
Federal judges should be assigned to cases randomly to prevent the appearance of litigants picking districts and judges offering the most likely path to victory, the House of Delegates agreed on Monday at the ABA Annual Meeting in Denver.
Aug 8, 2023 1:23 PM CDT
A quick-thinking prosecutor is being credited with helping save a woman who was overdosing in the Will County, Illinois, courthouse outside Chicago.
Aug 1, 2023 11:34 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned the Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness plan, holding that it was not authorized by a law allowing modification of student-aid programs during national emergencies.
Jun 30, 2023 9:56 AM CDT
Updated: A state appeals court has upheld the permanent removal of an elected court clerk in Franklin County, North Carolina, partly for her use of the F-word during a call that she inadvertently made to a magistrate.
Jun 26, 2023 9:45 AM CDT
Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill last week that requires county courthouses in the state to have private, clean lactation rooms with at least one electrical outlet.
May 26, 2023 8:39 AM CDT
A federal judge in Colorado has warned lawyers for litigants in a business dispute that he will not “sit idly by in the face of further mudslinging.”
May 24, 2023 10:30 AM CDT
The William & Mary Law School in Virginia has spent the past four months experimenting with hologram witnesses—and recently brought them before judges in the courtroom.
May 19, 2023 9:56 AM CDT
A Montana judge is getting a public reprimand and a 30-day unpaid suspension as a result of remarks that he made about a witness while in a courthouse hallway.
May 11, 2023 9:13 AM CDT
A proposed rule that would regulate the use of visual aids during federal trials has won approval from the U.S. Judicial Conference’s Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules.
May 5, 2023 9:01 AM CDT
Justice Samuel Alito says he personally has “a pretty good idea who is responsible” for the May 2, 2022, leak
of the U.S. Supreme Court’s abortion decision, “but that’s different from the level of proof that is needed to name somebody.”
May 1, 2023 9:54 AM CDT
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