3218 ABA Journal Federal Government articles.
Judge who displayed gun on bench resigns
Judge David W. Hummel Jr. of West Virginia has resigned from the bench after a video confirmed that he placed a gun on…
Dec 2, 2022 3:02 PM CST
U.S. District Judge Aileen M. Cannon of the Southern District of Florida didn’t have jurisdiction to consider former President Donald Trump’s request for a special master to review documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, Florida, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Dec 2, 2022 10:28 AM CST
The virtual courtroom of immigration Judge Thomas Mulligan of New York City’s Varick Street court was not exactly a well-oiled machine on a recent August morning. The judge was occupied with master calendar hearings, the docket where respondents—they would be called “defendants” in other settings—acknowledged and answered the government’s charges.
Nov 23, 2022 11:29 AM CST
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U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced the appointment of a special counsel to oversee two ongoing investigations involving former President Donald Trump.
Nov 18, 2022 2:07 PM CST
The U.S. Constitution would not prevent former President Donald Trump from running for president or governing the country while in prison, according to nine legal experts.
Nov 17, 2022 9:47 AM CST
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Judge strikes down student-debt relief
U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman of Fort Worth, Texas, ruled Thursday that the Biden administration’s plan to forgive some federal student-loan debt was an unconstitutional…
Nov 11, 2022 3:14 PM CST
Election litigation was heating up in battleground states as voters went to the polls Tuesday. Lawsuits were filed over undated absentee ballots in Pennsylvania, unmailed absentee ballots in Georgia, and plans to hand count ballots in Arizona and Nevada.
Nov 8, 2022 12:45 PM CSTfederal judge in Boston ruled Wednesday.
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Former President Donald Trump has obtained a temporary stay blocking the turnover of his tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee.
Nov 1, 2022 10:00 AM CDT
Cardozo Law will use $15M gift to fight junk science convictions
Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law plans to use a $15 million donation to create a justice clinic that…
Oct 28, 2022 2:13 PM CDT