D.C. Circuit Court
433 ABA Journal D.C. Circuit Court articles.
Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit pledged Monday to remain independent and restore integrity to the U.S. Department of Justice if he is confirmed as the next U.S. attorney general.
Feb 22, 2021 3:35 PM CST
U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of Washington, D.C., is a leading contender to replace Judge Merrick Garland and a possible future nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a Washington Post commentary.
Feb 8, 2021 12:07 PM 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
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
President-elect Joe Biden has picked Judge Merrick Garland to be the next U.S. attorney general.
Jan 7, 2021 3:07 PM CST
The execution date for the only woman on federal death row has been reinstated by a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The panel held that the court erred when it vacated the date for Lisa Montgomery.
Jan 4, 2021 12:19 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lawfully authorized Arkansas and New Hampshire to test work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
Dec 7, 2020 10:02 AM CST
A U.S. Department of Justice lawyer argued Monday that the United States can kill its own citizens without judicial review when litigation would reveal state secrets.
Nov 18, 2020 2:09 PM CST
Weil Gotshal bonuses could reach $50K for top billers
Weil Gotshal & Manges is breaking from the ranks by tying special bonuses to hours worked and raising the top amount…
Sep 25, 2020 4:33 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday from complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas, the Supreme Court has announced. NPR
reports that she dictated to her granddaughter Clara Spera this message: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed."
Sep 18, 2020 6:44 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice’s bid to dismiss charges against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser appears to be a “corrupt and politically motivated favor,” according to a report by a former judge tasked with
opposing the government request.
Sep 14, 2020 9:27 AM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has given a “not qualified” rating to Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, a nominee to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Sep 10, 2020 2:58 PM CDT
Three Republican senators are among 20 lawyers added to President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court short list, which was released Wednesday.
Sep 10, 2020 10:58 AM CDT
A federal judge has chastised the Kentucky “Bar Bureaucracy” for its treatment of a bar applicant diagnosed with bipolar disorder, even as he tossed her lawsuit alleging violations of disability law and the equal protection clause.
Sep 1, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that the House Judiciary Committee has no basis to sue for enforcement of a subpoena against former White House counsel Don McGahn.
Aug 31, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
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