'People's Court' Judge Joseph Wapner Dies at Age 97
His legacy and his decisions will live on forever.
Montesano takes top spot in Evergreen 1A League with romp over Hoquiam
Montesano, WA – The Montesano Bulldogs dominated the Hoquiam Grizzlies on homecoming night to take the top... More »
Top Seattle attorneys accuse municipal court judge of bias sentencing
The two top lawyers in Seattle have accused the presiding judge of the municipal court of multiple ethics violations.
Franklin municipal court judge denies remark to defendant violated ethics rules
Franklin Municipal Court Judge Hector Rodriguez says "any misconduct that may be found is minor" and does not meet the "clear and convincing standard" required for formal discipline.
The Municipal Court Advice Desk
One of the most impactful programs donors to the Investing in Justice Campaign are making possible is the Municipal Court Advice Desk in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The Municipal Desk operates on an annual budget of approximately $300,000, half of which comes from Investing in Justice Campaign donors and the other half of which is matched by Cook County through a contract with the CBF that was just renewed by the County Board for three more years.
Tempe municipal Court, and what the procedure is for handling matters
In this clip, Criminal Defense Attorney David Black discusses in general terms what a Tempe Criminal Lawyer does, what types of crimes are handled in Tempe municipal Court, and what the procedure is for handling matters in Tempe. From DUI to Domestic Violence Misdemeanors, Tempe City Court is a lower court of limited jurisdiction, which...
Appeals Court: Judge Must Re-Sentence Man Who Spent 1 Day in Jail for Soliciting Sex from Minor
The court found Judge Fred Karasov abused his discretion earlier this year when he departed from state sentencing guidelines and downgraded John Elliott’s felony conviction to a gross misdemeanor ...
NJ municipal courts are fleecing the public, top court says
It's no secret: Many municipal courts in New Jersey have become de-facto money making machines, collecting more than $400 million in revenue last year.
Municipal Court: 10 sentenced for being disorderly in public
See the latest sentences handed down in Licking County Municipal Court.
Beninato & Matrafajlo » What Do You Know about Union Municipal Court?
For our clients in the Union County area, we think it is important to know as much as possible about the local courts. We’ve already provided you with information about the Elizabeth Municipal Court . As the Township of Union borders on Elizabeth, we thought it would be helpful to learn about the Union Municipal Court Always check your summons to make sure you are headed to the right court. Unfortunately, people can make the mistake of showing up at Union County…
Municipal court now a court of record: What does it mean?
Doan, hired as League City’s city attorney in May 2015, has repeatedly urged the city council to adopt a court-of-record ordinance, which its members finally did Tuesday evening in a
How to appoint a special counsel
There are two methods — but only one is realistic.
13 sentenced for OVI-related charges in Licking County Municipal Court
The following people were sentenced for misdemeanor offenses in Licking County Municipal Court.
How Camden County municipal courts are turning around addiction stories
"The last place I thought that I was going to get help was a courtroom," one woman said.
How the municipal court money machine burdens city residents
Lawsuits allege that small towns across the U.S. cracking down on "nuisance law" violations unfairly burden homeowners
Governor Brown Appoints Six Superior Court Judges
Governor Jerry Brown on Friday released announced the appointment of six California superior court judges.
Governor Brown Appoints 13 Superior Court Judges
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of 13 California superior court judges, which include: one in Alameda County; one in Contra Costa County; three in Los Angeles County; one in Riverside County; two in Sacramento County; three in San Diego County; one in Santa Clara County; and one in Solano County Eumi K. Lee, 46, of San Francisco, has been appointed to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior Court. Lee has been a clinical professor at the…
New Orleans Municipal & Traffic Court reopens with COVID safety rules
On Monday, June 1, municipal and traffic courts in New Orleans reopen but with new coronaviurs safety guidelines.
Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Municipal Zoning
Supreme Court ruling on “parcel as a whole” impacts municipal zoning. While it has long been understood that private property cannot “be taken for public us
Here's How the Delay in Appointing a New Supreme Court Judge Affects You