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Geiger was initially elected a district judge in 1994. He previously served as county judge of Walsh, Pembina, and Cavalier counties starting in 1987.
cellphones and other electronic devices are not permitted inside the courtroom where Supreme Court justices hear cases. Even lawyers arguing cases before the justices are forbidden from bringing in their cellphones. Before entering the courtroom ...
The California bullet train dodged another legal bullet Tuesday when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tentatively rejected a request to stop the state rail agency from spending bond money approved by voters in 2008.
A judge agreed that District Attorney Nico LaHood's behavior toward defense lawyers in a murder case was unprofessional and suggested he could be sanctioned for it.
"Public corruption of this nature threatens the public's confidence in our judicial system and the administration of justice," Assistant Special Agent in Charge Matthew Espenshade of the FBI in Nashville said at the time of Moreland's arrest. "This is ...
TOMS RIVER - A Superior Court judge is suing his two bosses - other judges - claiming he was removed from duty and is being discriminated against because he has a son with disabilities.
Kay Ivey this afternoon appointed Associate Justice Lyn Stuart to serve as the new Chief Justice of the Alabama State Supreme Court.
After an unorthodox judicial campaign in which he loaned himself an unprecedented $660,000 and ran unopposed in a race on Chicago's Northwest Side, Richard C. Cooke has continued to make waves as a Cook County judge. The politically connected jurist ...
The announcement Wednesday from Chief Judge Timothy Evans' office came a day after a panel of presiding judges chaired by Evans voted to reassign Circuit Judge Jessica O'Brien to administrative duties. Elected a judge in 2012, she most recently had ...
Roy Moore, the twice-disgraced former Chief Justice of Alabama, wants to bring his unique brand of religious defiance of the law to the United States Senate.
Longtime U.S. District Court and Lehigh County Judge James Knoll Gardner died Wednesday at the age of 76. Gardner, who earlier this month took senior status as a U.S.
And its "Style Check" feature is like having a fashion judge in your pocket. Style Check lets you select two photos and have Alexa determine which one is better.
After she rose from a lawyer for low-income Brooklyn residents to state court justice, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed her to the state Court of Appeals in 2013.
Two men charged in connection with a violent Greektown attack recorded on video then posted on facebook earlier this month appeared in court today and their attorneys asked a judge to reduce their $5 million bonds, calling that amount "excessive." That ...
The biggest problem for the defendant Bristol-Myers (represented by Neal Katyal) was the prospect of "piecemeal litigation," a theme Justice Sonia Sotomayor reiterated throughout the argument. Her concern was that a constitutional rule preventing one ...
WASHINGTON - Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. tried to test the limits of the government's position at a Supreme Court argument on Wednesday by confessing to a criminal offense.
The Mississippi Supreme Court publicly reprimanded Montgomery County Justice Court Judge Keith Stokes Roberts and ordered him to pay a $3,000 fine and $2,400 in court costs.
A judge allowed three prominent businessmen to file a $12 million lien against property owned by Michael Gill in a defamation lawsuit against the mortgage ...
In case you missed it, 60 Minutes aired a great interview with Judge Alex Kozinski last evening. I have been at work editing a collection of Judge Kozinski's best ...
MONTICELLO - Sullivan County Court Judge Frank LaBuda is back on the bench after almost seven months away after an ATV crash that injured his brother.
prosecutors didn't withhold any evidence that would have proved former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin's innocence in her political corruption ...
Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Thomas McGuire had ordered earlier on Monday that District Attorney Joseph Early produce copies of "any suicide or other notes" that appear to have been written by Hernandez in connection with his death, according to ...
A Dallas County judge on Monday ordered Glenn Beck and his conservative media company The Blaze to produce emails between them and a reporter for...
A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday in the first Bunkerville standoff case, which targeted six men accused of conspiring with rancher Cliven Bundy to derail a court-ordered cattle seizure in 2014.
Lansing - The powerful Koch brothers and their namesake company are helping jump-start a renewed push for criminal justice reforms in Michigan.
The justices again sided with the police Monday, but by choosing to not get involved. ... Given this uncertainty, Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a pointed dissenting opinion that the Supreme Court should have heard the case - if only to reaffirm the ...
While the first inmate, Jack Jones, was executed on schedule, shortly after 7 p.m., attorneys for the second, Marcel Williams, convinced a federal judge minutes later to briefly delay his punishment over concerns about how the earlier one was carried ...
It looks like Republican lawmakers are going to have to wait a little longer for their plan to reduce the Court of Appeals to take effect, even if they choose to ...
While Gorsuch worked for the Justice Department before becoming a federal judge, Justice Stephen G. Breyer is the only justice with experience working for the legislative branch - as Senate Judiciary Committee counsel in 1979-80 for Sen. Edward M ...
His most famous case came as an acting Supreme Court justice in 1981, when Mr. Chapman, against the advice of his lawyer, pleaded guilty to fatally shooting Lennon outside his apartment building, the Dakota, in Manhattan in December 1980.
Justice Knox filled Central United Methodist Church on Monday, challenging Knox County's public officials to create a more just city.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the only justice to have spent significant time as a trial judge, asserted that what's at stake here is "what kind of aid a defendant is entitled to, to mount a viable defense, correct?
The body of Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to New York's Court of Appeals, was found dead in the Hudson River on April 12.
Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, center, and Shawnee County District Court Judge Cheryl Rios, right, spoke to the Topeka capital-Journal's Editorial Board Thursday morning about judicial pay and underfunding of the courts. Lisa Taylor ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Former Uber driver Jason Dalton appeared in front of a judge Thursday.That judge ruled that two police interviews ...
Nathan Carman, the man found adrift at sea last year, tried unsuccessfully Thursday to have a state judge seal a search warrant that reveals he was a suspect in his grandfather's slaying.
Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord told staff this week she is leaving to pursue other opportunities. McCord has led the probe into Russian election ...
New Orleans -- The man who killed retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith and wounded his wife during a traffic dispute last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for manslaughter, far less than the maximum prosecutors had called for.
While the report did not address prison suicide directly, it does call for more programming to be offered to address the mental health needs of individuals who find themselves in the criminal justice system. "There's definitely a lot of momentum, I ...
Justin W. Gray has been jailed on charges he financially exploited a federal judge in Lake Charles while working as her personal assistant.
Ninth Circuit Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski tells Lesley Stahl the guillotine or firing squad may be more appropriate, so citizens aren't lulled into seeing the death penalty as a humane and peaceful practice.
A US judge labelled "Mexican" by President Donald Trump last year is to hear a high-profile deportation case. Judge Gonzalo Curiel, whom Mr Trump also called a "hater", was apparently assigned to the lawsuit randomly. The case involves Juan Manuel ...
President Donald Trump, left, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, center, and Justice Neil Gorsuch participate in a public swearing-in ceremony for Gorsuch in the Rose garden of the White House White House in Washington, Monday, April 10, 2017.
Washington (CNN) It's a remarkable political coincidence that the judge randomly selected to hear the case in Los Angeles of a man deported to Mexico despite his lawyers' claims he was granted protected status during the Obama administration is the ...
At a hearing on Wednesday evening in Minnesota, Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright of the United States District Court sided with the estate, issuing a temporary restraining order blocking the dissemination of Prince's music by Mr. Boxill and ordering him to ...
The judge "abused (her) discretion" when she refused to accept a mother and father's education plan for their son without hearing any evidence that the agreement was not in the boy's best interest, Justice Christine M. Clark wrote in the decision ...
During the hearing, Cook County Circuit Judge Vincent Gaughan warned protesters not to bother Van Dyke when he tries to make his way to and from the courtroom.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is weighing anew whether to charge Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, for his role in the disclosure of highly classified information that the United States government claims has harmed national security and ...
Yamin said she first met Riefberg, ironically, in the 1970's when he was running for probate judge and came to speak to her government class at Danbury high school.


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