D.C. Circuit Court
496 ABA Journal D.C. Circuit Court articles.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard virtual oral arguments last week on whether to revive a federal judge’s lawsuit challenging a dropped order that he submit to a mental health examination.
Sep 13, 2021 9:39 AM CDT
Internet browsing histories of government officials sought by a watchdog group aren’t “agency records” subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Aug 27, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich ruled a day after the U.S. Supreme Court partly blocked part of New York’s eviction moratorium.
Aug 16, 2021 11:00 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld a $2.3 million judgment obtained by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch against its founder, Larry Klayman.
Aug 2, 2021 1:05 PM CDT
A Yemeni citizen who allegedly maintained contact with several affiliates of Al Qaeda and two associated terrorist organizations until he was brought to Guantanamo Bay in 2004 is entitled to due process in the hearing challenging his detention, the ABA told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday.
Jul 6, 2021 12:00 PM CDT
Senate confirms Biden’s first appellate judge
On Monday, the U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia…
Jun 15, 2021 3:41 PM CDT
SCOTUS rules for defendant in career criminal case
Two conservative justices supported liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices Thursday to rule that a crime of recklessness is not a “violent felony”…
Jun 10, 2021 4:09 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to interfere with an eviction moratorium imposed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Jun 3, 2021 12:18 PM CDT
Following scholarship about John Marshall’s support for slavery, law school removes his name
The name of John Marshall, a former U.S. Supreme Court chief justice who wrote seven majority opinions…
May 21, 2021 3:33 PM CDT
Officers charged with selling crash info to lawyers
A retired New York police officer and two current officers were charged Tuesday with taking kickbacks from towing companies. Heather Busch, Robert…
May 12, 2021 4:30 PM CDT
Judges are rejecting claims of U.S. Capitol rioters that they should be released before trial because they were following the direction of former President Donald Trump.
May 7, 2021 9:38 AM CDT
3 men face federal hate crimes charges in Ahmaud Arbery’s death
Three Georgia men facing state charges of murder in the 2020 death of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery have…
Apr 29, 2021 4:17 PM CDT
President Joe Biden announced 11 judicial nominees Tuesday, including three Black women nominated for federal appeals courts.
Mar 30, 2021 9:56 AM CDT
The Second Amendment doesn’t protect an unfettered right to openly carry a gun or pistol in public, according to the en banc 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Mar 25, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
A federal appeals judge on Friday called on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the landmark libel ruling New York Times Co. v. Sullivan
while chastising his colleagues for trying to stretch the decision’s actual malice standard “like a rubber band.”
Mar 22, 2021 10:42 AM CDT
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