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En banc 4th Circuit will rehear school dress-code case
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has granted an en banc rehearing to consider a challenge to…
Oct 22, 2021 4:07 PM CDT
Immigration judges will no longer be required to close 700 cases per year to get a “satisfactory” rating.
Oct 21, 2021 12:54 PM CDT
The chief judge of Colorado’s 5th Judicial District has been charged with felony menacing in an incident allegedly involving an "AR-15 style rifle."
Oct 21, 2021 10:42 AM CDT
We may be seeing the emergence of the “Thomas Court,” as the 6-3 conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court considers cases involving abortion, religious freedom and gun rights this term, according to a New York Times op-ed.
Oct 20, 2021 2:22 PM CDT
A South Carolina probate judge has been suspended for 18 months, partly for soliciting hurricane relief donations on Facebook and partly for his all-caps declaration as a would-be character witness.
Oct 20, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer has shed light on late-night decisions on emergency requests in an interview with CNN.
Oct 18, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
Lawyer censured for seeking no-show pay
Lawyer Laura Cail, of Rensselaer County, New York, has been censured for filing false time sheets to collect more than $12,000 for work that…
Oct 15, 2021 1:44 PM CDT
A presidential commission studying proposals to change the U.S. Supreme Court is divided on the wisdom of expanding the number of justices and the ability of Congress to impose term limits by statute.
Oct 15, 2021 11:39 AM CDT
A federal judge found Washington, D.C., jail officials in civil contempt Wednesday for failing to promptly forward medical records of a U.S. Capitol riot defendant with a broken hand to federal officials who would approve surgery.
Oct 14, 2021 1:03 PM CDT
Journalist and author Katie Couric has revealed in her new memoir that she edited out U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s most controversial comments criticizing people who kneel
during the national anthem.
Oct 14, 2021 9:48 AM CDT
A Dallas judge is recommending a new trial for a Jewish death row inmate after finding the judge who presided over his trial used offensive terms to describe Jewish people and the inmate in particular.
Oct 14, 2021 9:16 AM CDT
Hillsborough, New Hampshire, County Attorney John Coughlin told a judge Tuesday that prosecutors are overwhelmed with “crushing” caseloads of 150 cases per piece and a backlog of 1,000 cases in the Manchester, New Hampshire, office.
Oct 13, 2021 2:50 PM CDT
A tough-talking juvenile court judge in Rutherford County, Tennessee, established a policy requiring arrested elementary schoolchildren to be taken to the juvenile detention center for screening before charges were filed—even if the charges were minor.
Oct 13, 2021 1:36 PM CDT
A Massachusetts inmate showed his displeasure by mooning the judge last week after she ordered him held without bail.
Justin MacLean, 37, may face additional charges for dropping his pants…
Oct 12, 2021 4:27 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has used its opinion affirming a case dismissal to criticize a federal judge for a 75-day gap between her initial decision to toss the case and the opinion explaining her reasons.
Oct 12, 2021 4:00 PM CDT
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