Laramie County deputy coroner announces candidacy for top job
CHEYENNE – A local deputy coroner and former business manager is throwing his hat in the ring to be the next Laramie County coroner.
Manoogian announces candidacy for Saugus Town Meeting Precinct 10
Peter Manoogian submitted the following campaign announcementI am pleased to announce my candidacy for Saugus Town Meeting for Precinct 10. I wish
Ontario County's first assistant DA announces candidacy for top spot
Jim Ritts makes announcement on the steps of the Ontario County Courthouse
Tryon: Consider changing how we retain circuit judges
Elections involving incumbent judges in Manatee and Sarasota counties have been rare.How unusual?Think somewhere between a blue moon and sightings of
Circuit judge shares what it's like to sit in on state Supreme Court
CHARLESTON -- Occasionally, the Chief Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has to appoint a current circuit judge or a former Supreme Court justice to hear a case when a justice recuses himself or herself from hearing a case.
Voters decide who will serve as Third and 20th Judicial Circuit judges
Judge Zina Cruse was [retained/not retained] while Judge [NAME] was [retained/not retained] in the 20th Judicial Circuit in Southern Illinois during the general midterm election. Here are voting results from the Nov 6 Election Day.
Documentary on longtime 6th Circuit judge shows how life affects important cases
The 41st Cleveland International Film Festival will show a documentary this week on a longtime 6th Circuit judge.
Terry Wilson Announces Candidacy for House District 20
Today, recently retired combat veteran, family man, and community leader, Col. Terry Wilson filed his paperwork and announced his campaign to bring conservative representation to Texas House District 20 "The citizens of our district deserve a state representative that shares their conservative values," said Wilson. "In the House, I will fight to secure the border, end sanctuary cities, expand the Second Amendment, and protect unborn life."…
Warren set to announce candidacy amid lingering questions over identity
The reemergence of Native American claims raises the stakes for the launch of her presidential bid.
'Bump Stock' Ban Stands, Circuit Judge Rules
More than a year after the Florida Legislature passed gun restrictions, a Leon County circuit judge has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged a ban on “bump stocks” was an unconstitutional taking of property.Judge Ronald Flury last week issued a 12-page ruling that sided with the state in the dispute stemming from a law passed after the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
Ontario County’s first assistant DA announces candidacy for top spot
After more than 100 jury trials and having argued more than 160 appeals during his roughly 18 years serving the Ontario County District Attorney's Office, First Assistant District Attorney Jim Ritts is looking to make the next step From the steps of the Ontario County Courthouse on Wednesday morning, Ritts announced that he will be running for the district attorney position that will be vacated by…
Noe steps down after 13 years as probate, circuit judge
ADRIAN — During her first week practicing law, Margaret Noe told Lenawee County District Judge James E. Sheridan that she would like to do his job
Federal Circuit Judges Disagree Over Contours of Section 101
The increased prominence of Section 101 in computer-related patent disputes stems from the Supreme Court case of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank. Before Alice...
Circuit Judge rules in favor of new sheriff to receive jail funds:
ALBERTVILLE - A North Alabama judge says a current sheriff should get disputed jail food funds, not his predecessor. Marshall County Circuit Judge Chris Abel ruled that current Marshall County...
NORTHAMPTON — Five residents have announced candidacies for seats on the Forbes Library Board of...
NORTHAMPTON — Five residents have announced candidacies for seats on the Forbes Library Board of Trustees. Kathleen Wight of 20
Why might 9th Circuit judge have requested en banc rehearing vote on immigration order?
White House policy adviser Stephen Miller is confident that President Donald Trump administration’s travel ban will be upheld, and it’s considering a variety of ways to achieve that.Miller said on
How can we fight to reduce bias? 6th Circuit judge shares her thoughts (podcast)
Studies have shown that implicit bias is something that affects everyone to some degree. So what steps can legal professionals at all ranks take to make the justice system fairer and more equitable?In this episode of the Modern Law Library, the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles speaks with Judge Bernice Donald of the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and professor Sarah E. Redfield of the…
Ninth Circuit Judge Tells Students What it Was Like to Hear the Travel Ban Case
Judge Michelle Friedland of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is no stranger to working on a tight deadline. As a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Friedland was often tasked with turning around assignments on short deadlines. “I think I’m an over-preparer in general, and it’s my approach to the bench,” Friedland told Law School students earlier this month in the first Edward H. Levi Distinguished Jurist talk of the quarter.
Top Chicago Litigators to Retry 2,400-Year-Old Socrates Case Before 7th Circuit's Judge Posner
Immigration and Seventh Circuit Judges Reject Bisexual Man’s Request for Protection; Here’s Why...
The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals this week denied a petition from a Jamaican immigrant, 51-year-old Ray Fuller, for relief from an order sending him back to Jamaica where he feared being ...