602 ABA Journal Court Security articles.
As a trial began yesterday over an alleged gang slaying, Seattle police knew that a suspect being sought on a warrant was likely to be in the courtroom. So they…
May 20, 2009 12:16 AM CDT
Less than a week after being stabbed by the defendant in a murder case, a California judge is back on the job.
But San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Cinda…
Mar 9, 2009 11:22 PM CDT
Updated: A man at trial for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death was shot and killed in a Stockton, Calif., courtroom yesterday after he reportedly left the witness stand and…
Mar 5, 2009 6:20 AM CST
Budget problems caused by the economic downturn may delay improvements in courthouse security.
Interviews with several court officials revealed that “judicial security in states remains fragmented and uneven—and the bad…
Jan 9, 2009 1:36 PM CST
A Massachusetts prosecutor reportedly has enlisted the help of state police and a grand jury in investigating as a criminal matter whether a court security officer unlawfully entered her office…
May 9, 2008 8:04 PM CDT
A defendant reportedly grabbed the hair of a senior narcotics prosecutor, yanked her to the floor and choked her yesterday, in a presentencing attack in a Brooklyn federal courtroom. A…
Mar 12, 2008 7:27 PM CDT
Congress has passed a court security law that moves one federal appellate seat from the D.C. Circuit to the 9th Circuit.
The extra 9th Circuit seat will be added on…
Dec 19, 2007 4:02 PM CST
Bar leaders highlight four key issues as core of congressional blitz
Jun 5, 2007 7:30 AM CDT
Rehnquist Proved an Astute Advocate of the Courts, But Some Wonder Whether His Successor Should Cut Back
Nov 29, 2005 8:29 AM CST
Measures Are Being Taken to Curb Violence Against Judges and Lawyers. But Will They Be Enough?
Aug 29, 2005 5:25 AM CDT