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SCOTUS approval rating drops 10 percentage points
Only 44% of the public approves of the way that the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, according to a Marquette University…
May 27, 2022 1:44 PM CDT
Public confidence in the courts is at risk because of Russian disinformation campaigns, panelists said at a symposium at the National Judicial College on Thursday.
May 27, 2022 10:53 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled against a Florida lawyer who challenged her disbarment for failing to comply with mental health requirements of her conditional admission to the bar.
May 27, 2022 9:34 AM CDT
A legal technology company’s use of nonlawyers in a program helping New Yorkers facing debt actions likely does not violate the state’s unauthorized practice of law rules because it is protected speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
May 26, 2022 10:22 AM CDT
The U.S. House of Representatives reversed course last week and voted to rename a federal courthouse in Tallahassee, Florida, after the first Black judge on the Florida Supreme Court.
May 25, 2022 8:58 AM CDT
State supreme courts still fail to reflect the diversity of the communities they serve, according to an update published Friday by the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law.
May 24, 2022 8:56 AM CDT
A county judge in West Texas was arrested Friday on charges of livestock theft and engaging in organized criminal activity.
May 24, 2022 8:54 AM CDT
A federal judge in Louisiana on Friday ordered the Biden administration to keep in place a Trump administration order that required immigrants seeking asylum to be quickly turned back.
May 23, 2022 10:11 AM CDT
A federal judge in California appeared to lose patience last week with a federal public defender after questioning her claim about a shackled defendant.
May 23, 2022 8:58 AM CDT
An Illinois judge last week told suspended lawyer
Joel Brodsky that he can’t violate a former client’s confidences by revealing what happened to a missing woman.
May 23, 2022 8:21 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ wife apparently pushed two Arizona lawmakers to choose electors for former President Donald Trump following his 2020 election loss in the state, according to emails obtained by the Washington Post.
May 20, 2022 3:14 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court justices began getting around-the-clock security last week, as protesters who fear an end to abortion rights gathered outside the homes
of conservative justices.
May 20, 2022 10:17 AM CDT
The federal court in Washington, D.C., will investigate the leak of a confidential workplace survey that revealed allegations of bullying and discrimination by some trial-level and appeals judges.
May 20, 2022 9:14 AM CDT
A federal judge in Nashville, Tennessee, has struck down a state law requiring businesses to post warning signs if they allow transgender people to use restrooms that match their gender identity.
May 19, 2022 1:16 PM CDT
Twenty out of 70-plus New York City judges who attended a retreat in the Hamptons last week tested positive for COVID-19 in the days that followed.
May 19, 2022 9:18 AM CDT
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