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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday from complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas, the Supreme Court has announced. NPR
reports that she dictated to her granddaughter Clara Spera this message: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed."
Sep 18, 2020 6:44 PM CDT
Federal judge blocks US Postal Service changes
Ruling from the bench Thursday, U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian of Yakima, Washington, blocked U.S. Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery. Ruling…
Sep 17, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
Being born and reared in western Oklahoma, I was always fairly familiar with the tribes in that area. Even though I don’t have any American Indian blood, plenty of my friends do, and I have had the opportunity to grow up experiencing the wealth of history and culture they offer.
Sep 16, 2020 2:21 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court has ruled that Florida did not violate the Constitution by requiring felons to pay fines, fees, costs and restitution before they are able to vote.
Sep 11, 2020 3:40 PM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has given a “not qualified” rating to Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, a nominee to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Sep 10, 2020 2:58 PM CDT
Three Republican senators are among 20 lawyers added to President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court short list, which was released Wednesday.
Sep 10, 2020 10:58 AM CDT
COVID-19 outbreak in Jefferson County attorney’s office leads to court suspension
Three criminal court dockets in the Jefferson County Circuit Court in Louisville, Kentucky, will be suspended through Sept. 30…
Sep 8, 2020 4:35 PM CDT
After six murder trials that ended with overturned convictions or mistrials, prosecutors in Mississippi announced Friday that they were dropping the case against Curtis Flowers.
Sep 8, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
Justice Ginsburg officiates wedding
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg officiated at an outdoor wedding Sunday, about a month and a half after revealing that she was receiving…
Sep 2, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
There now have been six instances in which the U.S. Supreme Court has dealt with issues concerning COVID-19 and the election process. The court repeatedly has made clear that it does not want the federal courts changing the rules of an election, even when necessary to protect the right to vote in a pandemic.
Sep 2, 2020 10:18 AM CDT
Judge is punched by passing bicyclist
Judge Phyllis Chu of the New York City Criminal Court was punched in the jaw by a man who rode past her on…
Sep 1, 2020 4:21 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that the House Judiciary Committee has no basis to sue for enforcement of a subpoena against former White House counsel Don McGahn.
Aug 31, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
4th Circuit rules for transgender youth on bathroom policy
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has ruled for former high school student Gavin Grimm, a…
Aug 27, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
Every attorney has faced the proverbial Monday morning quarterback at some point. If you’ve never heard the term before, it usually indicates a person who critiques an event, situation or decision after the fact.
Aug 27, 2020 9:36 AM CDT
Yale Law School professor Jed Rubenfeld has been suspended from his position for two years, effective immediately, as a result of sexual harassment allegations. He will be prohibited from teaching small group or required courses when he returns.
Aug 26, 2020 2:37 PM CDT
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