D.C. Circuit Court
491 ABA Journal D.C. Circuit Court articles.
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
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has a scant record on abortion, but that hasn’t stopped groups supporting and opposing abortion rights from weighing in.
Mar 16, 2022 11:18 AM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled 2-0 Tuesday that students at two universities can pursue lawsuits seeking tuition reductions and fee refunds because of the switch to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 10, 2022 1:22 PM CST
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the Biden administration can’t use a public health law to immediately expel migrants to countries where they could face persecution or torture.
Mar 7, 2022 8:35 AM CST
ABA president vows expeditious but through evaluation of SCOTUS nominee
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary will “work expeditiously” to evaluate U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji…
Feb 25, 2022 3:47 PM CST
Updated: U.S. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has been nominated to replace Justice Stephen G. Breyer to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Feb 25, 2022 8:14 AM CST
Updated: A Harvard Law School professor and a former federal appeals judge are pushing back against criticism of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson for a ruling that she made in a lawsuit by a group of Black workers suing Lockheed Martin, a security and aerospace company, for alleged discrimination.
Feb 23, 2022 10:37 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear former President Donald Trump’s bid to keep presidential records from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot.
Feb 22, 2022 12:17 PM CST
Reversal rates could become an issue in U.S. Supreme Court nomination hearings, but they should be taken with a grain of salt.
Feb 11, 2022 11:20 AM CST
U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs, a potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee, wins high praise from lawyers who practiced before her and those who worked with her. But some liberal critics see her work for a management-side labor law firm as a negative.
Feb 3, 2022 9:27 AM CST
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has released the first opinion written by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who is considered a potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee to replace retiring Justice Stephen G. Breyer.
Feb 2, 2022 10:40 AM CST
U.S. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, often mentioned
as a possible U.S. Supreme Court nominee, saw the impact of the criminal defense system partly through the case of an uncle.
Feb 1, 2022 9:47 AM CST
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