Florida can’t block felons with unpaid ﬁnes from voting, federal judge rules
The right to vote for 1.4 million felons in Florida got a boost Friday when a federal judge ruled that the state can’t prevent felons from voting, even if they can’t afford to pay court-ordered fin…
State agency violated Clean Water Act on Kauai, federal judge rules
A federal judge has ruled that a state agency the Hawaii Agribusiness Development Corp. violated the federal Clean Water Act off of Kauais west side by discharging millions of gallons of water contaminated with pesticides, sediment and heavy metals along Barking Sands and MacArthur beaches without a permit.
Judge blocks Homeland Security move to deport 100 criminal iraqis
A federal court halted the deportation of more than 100 Chaldean Christians that Homeland Security had been poised to send back to their home in Iraq, as a judge dealt yet another blow to President Trump’s immigration plans.
Judge blocks shutdown of nearly 100 marijuana businesses
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan judge has halted plans by state regulators that would have shuttered nearly 100 medical marijuana businesses as part of a newly approved set of licensing rules Court of Claims Judge Stephen Borrello granted an injunction Thursday that was requested by a lawyer for a medical marijuana business. The state is reviewing the judge's order Regulators on Tuesday extended the deadline…
The Latest: Judge to block rules for detained migrant kids
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on a court case over detention conditions for immigrant children (all times local) 12:45 p.m A U.S. judge says she will block Trump administration rules for the detention of immigrant children, calling them inconsistent with a longstanding agreement that lays out conditions for their custody. The decision came Friday after a hearing where attorneys for detained immigrant children said the…
Roger Stone comes to D.C. to plead not guilty before federal judge
After spending the days since his indictment on seven criminal charges on a national media blitz, longtime Trump advisor Roger Stone appeared in federal court on Tuesday.
National briefs: Men-only military draft is unconstitutional, federal judge rules
Plus: After deployment, Ill. congressman backs Trump’s emergency declaration; Cohen gave prosecutors new info on Trump business; and more.
SF judge rules against homeowners trying to block waterfront homeless shelter
A San Francisco superior court judge dealt a blow Monday to homeowners seeking to block a homeless shelter from opening near them on the waterfront.
Judge blocks execution of one of eight Arkansas inmates slated to die over 10 days
A federal judge blocked Thursday the execution of one of the eight Arkansas inmates scheduled to die this month, and left open the possibility that another man could have his sentence delayed before the executions begin April 17.
Austin unlawfully blocked gun holder from City Hall, judge rules
A Travis County judge has ruled that the city of Austin violated state open carry gun laws when it blocked a licensed firearms holder from entering City
Zoning Rules Approved For Temporary Trailers, Storage Containers
Following a March 21 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing, the P&Z unanimously approved a set of zoning regulations intended to better regulate the use of outdoor temporary trailers and storage containers for construction projects and for relocations At the outset of the session, Rob Sibley, town deputy planning director, told P&Z members that the town’s zoning enforcement officer often receives complaints about unsightly storage…