122 ABA Journal Court Administration articles.
I like to start the new year by cleaning out my life, more or less. It’s kind of a ritual for me. I take time to send out file destruction letters to clients whose cases were closed out more than five years ago and permanently delete client communications from my email inbox that are just as old (five years is the rule in Oklahoma). Generally, I try to give myself a bit of a fresh start.
Feb 24, 2021 2:47 PM CST
As the pandemic began to rage across America last spring, U.S. District of Maryland Chief Judge James K. Bredar puzzled over how to mount in-person hearings. The judge quickly realized he needed the help of a public health expert. He turned to epidemiologist Dr. Jonathan M. Zenilman.
Feb 23, 2021 12:57 PM CST
A former administrative law judge in New York has been censured for punching a legal aid lawyer outside a Manhattan party in October 2016.
Feb 19, 2021 10:39 AM CST
The Colorado Supreme Court has planned an outside investigation after releasing an internal memo that highlights allegations of sex discrimination and harassment within the state judiciary.
Feb 10, 2021 11:06 AM CST
The ABA’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary will continue to review nominees to the federal courts, and the process will continue to take place after the nominations are made.
Feb 3, 2021 3:27 PM CST
Court is less intimidating on screen, Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack says. “When you are in the comfort of your own home, where you feel safe and secure, it’s easier to feel confident in letting the court know what’s on your mind.”
Feb 1, 2021 1:00 AM CST
Soon after his 2013 election to the bench in Louisiana’s 24th Judicial District, Judge Scott Schlegel started looking for ways to repurpose technology common in the private sector for deployment in the court system.
Feb 1, 2021 12:20 AM CST
After the Virginia Supreme Court issued an order June 22 stating that remote proceedings should be used to conduct as much business as possible, Tran offered webinars to help lawyers with the Fairfax Bar Association get up to speed with Webex.
Feb 1, 2021 12:10 AM CST
DC Circuit Court vacates ‘dirty power’ rule
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit effectively ended the Trump administration’s plan to weaken climate change policies Tuesday…
Jan 20, 2021 4:36 PM CST
President Donald Trump has appointed 54 of the nation’s federal appellate judges during his four years in office, just one judge short of the number appointed by President Barack Obama in his two terms.
Jan 19, 2021 9:01 AM CST
A California lawyer who wore casual clothes when he stopped by the courthouse on his day off has said he could have acted differently when confronted by deputies, but he did not commit a crime.
Jan 14, 2021 1:34 PM CST
Courts across the country are discussing security after a news report said pro-Trump groups were considering storming courthouses.
Jan 14, 2021 9:49 AM CST
Arizona’s court system will begin utilizing Thomson Reuters’ cloud-based court exhibit and evidence sharing platform to assist with the handling of digital evidence across the state, it was announced Wednesday.
Jan 13, 2021 10:53 AM CST
The federal courts and the U.S. Department of Justice have announced that they were apparently affected by a hack of widely used network management software known as SolarWinds.
Jan 7, 2021 1:11 PM CST
Justice Stephen G. Breyer hasn’t indicated when he plans to retire from the U.S. Supreme Court, but some liberals say the timing should be sooner rather than later.
Jan 7, 2021 11:07 AM CST
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