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SCOTUS Picks O'Melveny Partner to Argue in Case Challenging SEC Judges

New York litigator Anton Metlitsky, a former clerk to Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., received the nod to argue his first-ever Supreme Court case after the Justice Department abandoned its defense.       

Breaking: Supreme Court, with Two Dissents, Stays Order to Redraw Congressional Districts After Lower Court Finding of a Partisan Gerrymander

This just in: The application for stay presented to The Chief Justice and by him referred to the Court is granted, and it is ordered that the order of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North … Continue reading ?

Nebraska chief justice touts alternatives to regular courts

Nebraska's top judge is touting the benefits of special courts that focus on treatment rather than prison time. Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican highlighted the so-called problem-solving courts … Click to Contin...

Explainer: the evidence for the Tasmanian genocide

At a public meeting in Hobart in the late 1830s, Solicitor-General Alfred Stephen, later Chief Justice of New South Wales, shared with the assembled crowd his solution for dealing with "the Aboriginal problem". If the colony could not protect its convict servants from Aboriginal attack "without extermination", said Stephen, "then I say boldly and broadly exterminate!"

Former Chief Asst. U.S. Attorney: Trump Admin’s Espionage Act Enforcement May Spell Trouble For Hillary Clinton

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it had charged ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee with a felony for unlawfully retaining classified information. Chief Asst. U.S. Attorney Andrew C. McCarthy believes Lee’s arrest demonstrates the...Show More Summary

Kansas chief justice argues court system needs more funds

Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss has told legislators that judicial branch employees are so underpaid that the problem threatens the state's ability to provide justice. Nuss made an … Click to Continue »

Judge: Fight Gerrymandering with Math

Adam Liptak, New York Times: In October, when the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could reshape American politics, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. registered an objection. There was math in the case, he said, and it was complicated. Show More Summary

Supreme Judicial Court to celebrate its first 325 years

Members of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court are planning to gather in Salem to celebrate the court's first 325 years. Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants and Justice David … Click to Continue »

Supreme Court judges lash out at chief justice

Four most senior judges issue stark warning over democracy as they complain about poor administration of top court.

Can the Chief Justice Stop Judicial Sexual Harassment?

In the 2017 year end report drafted by Chief Justice John Roberts, in addition to applauding the successes of the federal judiciary, he acknowledges that sexual harassment in the workplace is inexcusable and has no place in the courthouse. To that end, Justice Roberts explains that in 2018, the......

Husted v. Philip Randolph Institute

A few short months ago in a blockbuster Supreme Court case dealing with partisan political gerrymanders, Chief Justice John Roberts enraged social scientists the world over when he suggested that using a proposed formula to determine...Show More Summary

South Dakota's chief justice to give State of Judiciary

The chief justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court will deliver an address to the Legislature. Chief Justice David Gilbertson's State of the Judiciary message is on Wednesday. It comes … Click to Continue »

Chief justice invokes 'Ferris Bueller' Ferrari in Supreme Court car case

Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches. Anyone? Anyone? Continue reading Chief justice invokes 'Ferris Bueller' Ferrari in Supreme Court car case Chief justice invokes 'Ferris Bueller' Ferrari in Supreme Court car case originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Hong Kong's legal chief vows not to resign over unauthorized home improvements

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's new justice secretary on Wednesday vowed not to resign despite a scandal over unauthorized structures in her home that called into question her integrity as the Asian financial hub's top legal offic...

Portrait of chief justice installed as her retirement nears

The retiring chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court will keep a watchful eye over the Concord courthouse with the recent addition of her official portrait. Chief Justice Linda … Click to Continue »

Text of Alabama governor's State of the State speech

Gov. Kay Ivey's 2018 State of the State address given Tuesday. Remarks as prepared: President Marsh, Speaker McCutcheon, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice Stuart, justices of the Alabama … Click to Continue »

Connecticut Governor Nominates First Openly Gay Chief Justice To State Supreme Court

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy praised Andrew McDonald's “temperament, compassion and intellect.”

Jim Acosta Promoted to CNN Chief White House Correspondent

Pamela Brown and Sara Murray will swap assignments, with Brown now covering the White House, and Murray covering Justice Department.

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