D.C. Circuit Court
487 ABA Journal D.C. Circuit Court articles.
Ken Starr, the former Whitewater independent counsel and an appeals judge, has died at age 76. Starr died Tuesday from surgery complications at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Sep 14, 2022 10:16 AM CDT
Don’t accept citizenship case, DOJ tells SCOTUS
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a brief Monday urging the U.S. Supreme Court to deny review in a case on citizenship rights…
Sep 2, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
After the election of former President Donald Trump, many Jones Day lawyers “sailed into his White House, the Justice Department and other parts of his administration,” signaling the influence of the corporate law firm that had built a practice helping Republicans win elections and attain their political goals.
Aug 30, 2022 12:56 PM CDT
Updated: A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the U.S. Department of Justice must release a 2019 internal memo that urged former U.S. Attorney General William Barr to conclude that former President Donald Trump had not obstructed justice.
Aug 22, 2022 10:31 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has rejected the restrictions on political activities that had been imposed on judiciary workers.
Aug 17, 2022 1:30 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a congressional committee can obtain tax returns for former President Donald Trump as part of its investigation into presidential audits.
Aug 10, 2022 10:41 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has held that Congress did not exceed its constitutional authority when it allowed court-martial jurisdiction over a service member who was retired from active duty and working as a civilian employee.
Aug 3, 2022 12:41 PM CDT
Steve Bannon convicted for contempt of Congress
Jurors deliberated for less than three hours before convicting Steve Bannon, a former adviser for former President Donald Trump, on two counts of…
Jul 22, 2022 3:28 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court on Friday lowered the bar for workplace discrimination claims based on job transfers that are forced or rejected.
Jun 7, 2022 9:19 AM CDT
SCOTUS approval rating drops 10 percentage points
Only 44% of the public approves of the way that the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, according to a Marquette University…
May 27, 2022 1:44 PM CDT
The federal court in Washington, D.C., will investigate the leak of a confidential workplace survey that revealed allegations of bullying and discrimination by some trial-level and appeals judges.
May 20, 2022 9:14 AM CDT
Federal trial-level and appeals judges in Washington, D.C., are required to attend workplace training this month, after a confidential survey revealed allegations of bullying and discrimination by some judges.
May 17, 2022 9:46 AM CDT
The U.S. Senate voted 53-47 on Thursday to confirm U.S. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. Jackson will become the first Black woman on the Supreme Court and the only justice with experience as a public defender. Jackson will replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, for whom she once worked for as a law clerk.
Apr 7, 2022 1:39 PM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary gave U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson its “well qualified” rating after receiving consistent praise from those who knew her and reviewed her writing, committee representatives told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
Mar 24, 2022 11:13 AM CDT
A federal appeals judge has posted a message to a group email list for all federal judges that expresses his dim view of noisy Yale Law School students who opposed a conservative speaker at an event by the Federalist Society.
Mar 22, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
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