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She cited precedents in two appellate courts, including the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which governs the federal district of Minnesota, that support her findings. Carrott has not yet ruled on the Wetterlings' motion to suppress documents they found overly intrusive. While Kendall determined ...
Federal judge approves consent decree with New York dietary supplement manufacturer Riddhi USA ... The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has entered a consent decree of permanent injunction with Riddhi USA, Inc. and Mohd M. Alam, president and owner of Riddhi USA, ...

SEATTLE - A federal judge in Seattle opened the door Thursday for thousands of immigrants to apply for asylum, finding that the Department of Homeland Security has routinely failed to notify them of a deadline for filing their applications. U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez issued the ruling in ...
Citing President Trump's "racially charged language," a federal judge in Brooklyn ruled on Thursday that a lawsuit seeking to preserve a program that protects .... Judges around the country have also mentioned the president's tweets and remarks while issuing orders about his travel ban and decision to ...
(CNN) A federal judge in California put a temporary stop Thursday to efforts by Stormy Daniels' attorney to depose President Donald Trump and his personal ... Judge S. James Otero of the US District Court for the Central District of California denied the motion for an expedited trial and discovery ...
Last year, Maine Gov. Paul LePage stayed at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. On Wednesday, a federal judge cited the visit as evidence in an emoluments case against President Trump. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Portland Press Herald reporter Scott Thistle, who broke the story ...

U.S. District Court S. James Otero Thursday called Daniels request for depositions and a speedy trial "untimely" and "premature," since Trump and Cohen have not had the required 21 days to respond to her complaint or to formally seek a move to arbitration. Judge Otero also noted that Daniels - in ... Stormy Daniels
The legal fight over California's immigration sanctuary laws will stay in Sacramento, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge John Mendez rejected California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's effort to transfer the case, filed in earlier this month, to the Northern District court in San Francisco.
Federal judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to stop terminating funding for those with disabilities to stay at home. Money for those who ... Chief U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton ruled Monday that there was no longer an issue to be decided since state agencies ultimately provided funding for the two programs.
The criteria were first used last year in his Supreme Court selection of Neil M. Gorsuch, an appeals court judge who became something of a hero on the .... In its decision, the court said judges must defer to reasonable interpretations of ambiguous statutes by federal agencies on the theory that agencies ...
A judge is forcing the Trump administration to sit down with environmental groups to figure out how to balance climate change concerns with continued mining in the West that supplies 40 percent of the nation's coal. U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris in Montana issued a ruling Monday that the Interior ...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland police officers must adhere to a new "bias-free" policing policy approved by a federal judge. Cleveland.com reports the move announced Friday is the latest reform under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice that the city agreed to in 2015. The agreement was designed to end ...
Doug Ducey violates federal law and that Arizona may have to repay at least $344 million to the state land trust. But the governor's lawyer, Michael Liburdi, said Congress approved the payouts last week and the ruling is off base. U.S. District Judge Neil Wake ruled that the payouts under a 2015 settlement ...
Federal judge rules against Pulse nightclub shooter's widow ... U.S. District Judge Paul Byron rejected a defense motion for a mistrial of Noor Salman, who is accused of helping her husband plan his June 2016 ... Salman, now 31 and the mother of a small child, is being tried in federal court in Orlando.
U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman is one of four federal judges who have issued orders blocking Trump's decision last year to overturn an Obama-era directive allowing transgender troops to serve openly. On Friday, Trump issued a new policy following a Pentagon review, saying transgender troops ...

A federal judge ruled Monday that the funding scheme used by Gov. Doug Ducey to increase aid to schools is unconstitutional. In a 35-page order, Judge Neil Wake said the federal Enabling Act that made Arizona (and New Mexico) a state in 1912 and gave it lands to hold in trust for schools allows the ...
The Obama administration did not consider all of the relevant evidence before revoking the federal recognition of an embattled accreditor of for-profit colleges, a federal judge ruled on Friday. Reggie B. Walton, a U.S. District Court judge for the District of Columbia, wrote in a 66-page opinion that the ...
New Orleans prosecutors have asked a federal judge to dismiss a far-reaching lawsuit brought by civil rights groups against the Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office over its use of aggressive tactics like jailing ... U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo has yet to rule on the motion to toss out the case.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Saturday railed against federal judges for impeding President Donald Trump's national agenda, telling students at a ... On topics like Trump's proposed travel ban and the ending of an Obama-era immigration program, Sessions complained that a single federal judge is ...
And now — for the first time — a federal judge will listen as both sides present their understanding of climate science and the causes of global warming before the court. The hearing, referred to by the judge as a "tutorial," will address at least 14 specific questions that U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup ...
Retired U.S. District Judge John P. Fullam, 96, noted for Abscam, Penn Central cases ... John Patrick Fullam, 96, a Bucks County farm boy who went to Harvard Law School and became a federal judge whose gutsy decision reversed the convictions of two defendants in the Abscam political-corruption trial ...
HARRISBURG — A request to stop Pennsylvania elections officials from using a map of the state's congressional districts produced by the state Supreme Court last month was in the hands of a three-judge federal panel Friday, at the same time a similar effort was pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
HARRISBURG — A panel of U.S. District Court judges heard arguments Friday in a request by state and federal Republican lawmakers to get a state ... Judge Christopher Conner and Judge Kent Jordan were chosen for the federal bench by President George W. Bush, while Judge Jerome Simandle was ...
A panel of three federal judges heard arguments Friday in a case over whether the commonwealth's Supreme Court violated the federal constitution ... Judge Kent Jordan pushed back on the defendants' assertion that the full, 139-page opinion didn't substantively elaborate on the state court's criteria for ...
MONROE — Louisiana's newest federal judge officially took his seat on the Western District bench Friday afternoon when Terry Doughty was sworn in here at the federal courthouse. Doughty, 59, of Rayville, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Monday. President Donald Trump signed Doughty's commission ...
Lawsuit urges federal judge to add more early-voting sites in Marion County ... In the latest development in an ongoing lawsuit over early-voting access in the state's largest county, plaintiffs have asked U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker to order the Marion County Election Board to add additional ...
U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson has repeatedly warned Kobach's team about trying to introduce evidence that has not been shared with the plaintiffs during the first three days of the high stakes trial, which will determine whether thousands can vote in Kansas this November. Kobach complained that the ...
A federal judge on Thursday expressed skepticism about whether U.S. President Donald Trump can constitutionally block Twitter users whose views he does not like from following and retweeting from his own Twitter account. At a hearing in Manhattan federal court, U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice ...
Even with the unanimous denial by the federal judges, GOP lawmakers have a similar request pending at the U.S. Supreme Court. Chief Justice ... U.S. Circuit Judge Jim Wynn and District Judges Catherine Eagles and Thomas Schroeder appointed a special master to fix the districts' perceived problems.
A former specialty court clinician who says she endured months of forced sexual encounters with Judge Thomas Estes has filed a federal lawsuit against Estes and Behavioral Health Network Jan. 22, alleging she was subjected to sex harassment and a hostile work environment under Title VII. After being ...
A federal judge in Maryland ruled Friday that Jared Kushner's family real estate company could not keep secret the identities of its partners in Baltimore-area ... In his ruling Friday, U.S. District Court Judge James K. Bredar stated that the high level of public interest in Kushner and his business associates if ...
Other alleged violations of federal or Crow Tribe financial policies included commingling funds from fines, fees and bonds; failures to report transactions to the tribe's budget department; and using both the tribe's general fund and federal funds to increase judges' salaries beyond limits established by tribal ...
In his thrilling novel, Judge Frederic Block takes us on a fast-paced ride through the underbelly of the New York State Criminal Justice System. Writing from the perspective of an experienced U.S. District Judge and former criminal defense attorney, Block deftly navigates through the streets and courts of ...
The county has spent more than $5 million defending itself, and has appealed an April 28 ruling by Chief U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal that the county ... Jordan said Fields sat next to him in the courtroom gallery -- apart from their 14 fellow judges -- at the federal court Tuesday hearing where Fields ...
A federal appeals judge is offering a solution to increasingly criticized nationwide injunctions—and it isn't to end or restrict them. Judge ... And federal trial judges in California and Hawaii blocked the Trump administration's travel ban and the government's wind-down of an immigration program for so-called ...
Barely a month ago, a federal judge in New York dismissed an anti-corruption lawsuit against President Trump. But on Thursday, another federal judge, in a different courtroom, gave the same basic argument a much friendlier response. Judge Peter Messitte, of federal district court in Greenbelt, Md., ...
A federal judge denied a request from a TV producer to stop the Florida House of Representatives from demanding business records connected to shows he made with Emeril LaGasse and Martha Stewart for Visit Florida. U.S. Judge Mark Walker said Friday he could not issue a preliminary injunction ...
U.S. Circuit Judge Daniel Manion told city attorney Benna Ruth Solomon he thinks the city's reading of the Byrne statute has a “valid point.” However, he was concerned about Chicago's possible resistance to cooperating with the federal government regarding the deportation of convicted criminals. Judge ...
The court said Friday that a majority of the judges voted to hear the appeal of the case's dismissal, which had previously been upheld by a panel of three of the ... In May 2016, U.S. District Judge George Z. Singal dismissed Eves' lawsuit in federal court in Maine, ruling LePage had immunity from a legal ...
WAYNESBORO — A federal judge Friday barred further enforcement of a Virginia law that allows incumbent office holders to choose the method used by ... Judge Michael Urbanski's ruling on the Incumbent Protection Act in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg came in response to a suit brought by the 6th ...
U.S. District Court Chief Judge Ruben Castillo told the Tribune on Friday that if the shutdown happens, the courts have enough money in reserve to keep operating normally into the first week of February. “But after that, that's where we run into problems,” Castillo said in a telephone interview. “We would ...
In a long-awaited final order, U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack of Corpus Christi spelled out numerous remedies Texas must make. ... "Federal judges have an obligation to declare when systems are operating in an unconstitutional way, and that's what Judge Jack has done here — and she's done it ...
A panel of federal judges has ordered North Carolina lawmakers to use maps created by a Stanford University law professor in the coming elections – in the ... James Wynn of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, appointed by President Barack Obama, U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles, also an Obama ...
A Times data analysis found Trump is ranked No. 6 of 19 presidents appointing the highest number of federal judges in their first year. “It's one area where the administration has really been successful, so understanding what's happening is important,” said University of Georgia law professor Susan Brodie ...
“I am really dismayed,” said U.S. District Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer, who made it clear that she intends to sanction the city for its repeated failures in the suit .... In all, federal judges have sanctioned the Law Department nine times for failing to turn over potential evidence in police misconduct cases since ...
U.S. District Court Judge William S. Duffey Jr. is set to retire from the bench on July 1, according to an announcement from the court Thursday. ... Aside from his cases, Bill has been an exceptional colleague who contributed to the collegiality and success of our court and all of its judges,” Thrash said in a ...
A federal judge has determined that the Google Fiber-backed utility pole policy cannot be used on Nashville Electric Service-owned poles, marking a final victory for AT&T and Comcast in their lawsuit against Metro Nashville. The ruling, by Judge Aleta Trauger, follows another judge's ruling in November ...
CLEVELAND — Cleveland has asked a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a convicted robber shot who was shot in the back and paralyzed by a police officer because the man lied during a deposition. Cleveland.com reports 24-year-old Alex Littlejohn said in the deposition he gave a gun used in the 2014 robbery of ...


 

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