7624 ABA Journal Judiciary articles.
May 11, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
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May 11, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
Transgender patients protected in HHS interpretation
The Biden administration will protect transgender patients from discrimination in health care, reversing a decision by the Trump administration, according to an announcement…
May 10, 2021 4:33 PM CDT
Federal judge complains that New York’s federal detention facilities ‘are run by morons’
U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York reluctantly sentenced a drug conspiracy defendant to the mandatory minimum of five years in prison last month, as she complained about the "inhuman" conditions that the woman had to endure at federal detention facilities in New York City.
May 10, 2021 2:07 PM CDT
A controversial federal judge in Houston has been booted from a case once again by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans. The federal appeals court said U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes had a “fixed and inflexible view of the case.”
May 10, 2021 10:25 AM CDT
Judges aren’t persuaded by Capitol rioters’ claims that Trump asked them to do it
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
Weinstein sues lawyer for return of $1M fee
A May 4 lawsuit filed by former film producer Harvey Weinstein claims that lawyer Jose Baez refused to refund a $1…
May 6, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
May 6, 2021 12:25 PM CDT
Justice Barrett has aligned most often in argued cases with these 2 SCOTUS justices
Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court’s newest justice, has aligned 100% of the time in argued cases with conservative Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil M. Gorsuch, according to an analysis by CNN reporter Joan Biskupic.
May 6, 2021 12:00 PM CDT
Success of ABA Day 2021 is a blueprint for year-round advocacy
On April 20 and 21, thousands joined the American Bar Association online during its annual advocacy event, ABA Day, to discuss the need for robust legal aid funding and increased judicial security.
May 5, 2021 2:10 PM CDT
Insurance adjuster didn’t turn off his audio before calling judge an ‘idiot’
A California judge was asking jurors to sit in socially distanced seats when an online voice could be heard on the courtroom speakers. Using the F-word, the person referred to the judge as an “idiot.”
May 5, 2021 12:18 PM CDT
Federal judge orders DOJ to release memo that said Trump shouldn’t be prosecuted for obstruction
A U.S. Department of Justice memo concluding that former President Donald Trump should not be prosecuted for obstruction of justice was not protected by privilege because then-U.S. Attorney General William Barr had already reached that conclusion, a federal judge ruled Monday.
May 5, 2021 11:00 AM CDT
Parking lot tiff between judge and politician’s son leads to ethics investigation
A parking lot tiff between a judge and the son of a former House of Representatives speaker in Arkansas has led to an ethics investigation by the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission.
May 5, 2021 9:48 AM CDT
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