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Texas Supreme Court justice tests positive for COVID-19
Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann said Thursday she and her husband, Greg, have tested positive for COVID-19. The couple got tested…
May 21, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
A California judge has received a public admonishment for making inappropriate remarks about litigious parents and referencing religion during a family law proceeding.
May 19, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
Judge orders LA to find shelter for homeless near freeways
On Friday, U.S. District Judge David Carter ordered the county and city of Los Angeles to find shelter for…
May 18, 2020 4:47 PM CDT
A Mississippi judge shot in an ambush attack two months ago hopes doctors will clear him to return to the bench in a few weeks.
May 18, 2020 9:39 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of Washington, D.C., has appointed
Debevoise & Plimpton partner John Gleeson to make arguments in connection with a possible attempt to hold Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, in criminal contempt of court.
May 14, 2020 10:27 AM CDT
The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the state’s stay-at-home order Wednesday, ruling that the health official who issued the order should have followed rule-making procedures that involve the legislature in decision-making.
May 14, 2020 10:02 AM CDT
When the novel coronavirus began sweeping across the U.S. earlier this year, Nebraska’s judicial system was better prepared to rapidly adjust its operations than some of its counterparts in other states.
May 13, 2020 6:00 AM CDT
Websites for appellate-level courts in Texas were shut down Friday because of a ransomware attack that was discovered in the early-morning hours of May 8.
May 12, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
A judge in Miami-Dade County, Florida, is facing ethics charges for allowing the producers of a reality TV show to film actual domestic violence cases in her courtroom.
May 12, 2020 9:45 AM CDT
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati ruled Saturday that the Maryville Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, may host in-person church services while an appeal of its case is pending.
May 11, 2020 11:14 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has turned down a request to assign a federal appeals court to investigate the circumstances surrounding the retirement of Judge Thomas Griffith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
May 11, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
Wisconsin Chief Justice Patience Roggensack is facing a torrent of criticism for her remark about an outbreak of COVID-19 during Tuesday oral arguments on the legality of an extended stay-at-home order.
May 8, 2020 11:13 AM CDT
Group asks for suspension of two-year bar passage standard for ABA-accredited law schools
Citing the coronavirus pandemic, the Society of American Law Teachers has asked to suspend an ABA accreditation…
May 7, 2020 5:10 PM CDT
Federal judge strikes down Kentucky travel ban
U.S. District Judge William Bertelsman ruled Monday that Kentucky’s restrictions on out-of-state travel are unconstitutional. The travel ban allowed travel outside the state…
May 6, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
U.S. District Judge Justin Walker has a new and higher rating from the ABA as he appears before
the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday for a hearing on his nomination the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
May 6, 2020 2:18 PM CDT
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