Judiciary

7214 ABA Journal Judiciary articles.

Longtime Judge Desegregated Schools,  Sat on Watergate Hearings Panel

A retired federal judge known for his role in helping to desegregate the St. Louis schools–as well as, during an earlier stint in Congress, for sitting on the House Judiciary…

N.J. Chief Justice Confirmed

The New Jersey Senate has approved a new chief justice and attorney general.

Stuart Rabner will leave his job as attorney general to head the state’s top court and Anne…

Judges Become Libel Plaintiffs

Judges are suing the news media for libel in big numbers—and winning some big verdicts.

Judges were plaintiffs in nearly 10 percent of the libel suits filed in 2005, Tony…

Judge Ordered to Prison

An appeals court judge has ordered former New York judge Gerald Garson to begin serving his prison term immediately.

Associate Justice Edward Carni revoked a stay that had been issued…

Anna Nicole Judge Quits; TV Show Next?

Move over Judge Judy. A new star may be rising from the ranks of state-court jurists to compete for reality show television ratings.

Larry Seidlin, a Miami area judge who…

Plaintiff is Top Judge; Who Hears Appeal?

It’s a basic premise of constitutional law that litigants are entitled to a fair trial. Thus, when a judge is even peripherally involved in a lawsuit, he or she routinely…

Judge: Scruggs in Criminal Contempt

A federal judge in Alabama is asking the U.S. Justice Department to prosecute a high-profile trial lawyer for criminal contempt, contending that Richard Scruggs brazenly violated a court injunction by…

One Federal Judge in Western Michigan

With three of four federal judge seats vacant for well over a year in the Western District of Michigan, the one sitting jurist has more than a full plate.

“For…

Judge Accused of Pot Smoking Resigns

The Florida judge arrested for smoking marijuana in a park has resigned from the bench.

Judge Lawrence Korda announced in a letter that he will resign on July 2, the…

Libby Judge Threatened

A federal judge says he received threats of harm after sentencing former White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby to 30 months in prison.

U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton…

Nuremberg Attorney: Gitmo Trials Unfair

An 88-year-old American lawyer who helped try war criminals at Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II says today’s Guantanamo Bay cases fly in the face of the prosecutorial precedent he…

New Trial Due to Judge’s Plea Comment

A federal judge who suggested that he might sentence a defendant to even less time than the prosecution was offering in a plea bargain had good intentions but made a…

Court Vacancies Lingering

A slowdown in federal court appointments has conservatives worried that President Bush is neglecting his chance to reshape federal courts.

Bush has not yet nominated candidates for eight federal appeals seats and 16 trial-level judgeships, the Washington Post reports.

The clock is ticking for the lame duck president, conservatives say. They point out that it can take a year to get candidates confirmed in a contentious environment.

Ex-N.Y. Judge Gets Up to 10 Years in Prison
Alaskan Judge Joins Immunization Effort in India

If you happen to see children in the northern Indian state of Haryana with a touch of dye on their pinkie fingers and smiley face stickers on their shirts, chances…

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