6397 ABA Journal Judiciary articles.
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals will have only three justices available to hear cases after one was suspended following an indictment and another announced his retirement in…
Jul 13, 2018 12:00 PM CDT
The late Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist was Brett Kavanaugh’s “first judicial hero,” the Supreme Court nominee said in a Constitution Day speech last September.
Kavanaugh praised Rehnquist for taking…
Jul 12, 2018 12:33 PM CDT
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh made about $220,000 a year as a federal appeals judge, but he still managed to rack up tens of thousands of dollars in credit card…
Jul 12, 2018 10:03 AM CDT
A Cook County, Illinois, judge faces a misdemeanor charge after a gun fell out of the jacket he was carrying at the criminal courthouse in Chicago.
Judge Joseph Claps was…
Jul 11, 2018 9:52 AM CDT
A South Texas judge who was accused
of brandishing a gun in a road rage incident last year might return to the bench after a partial acquittal in March.
Jul 11, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
President Donald Trump praised
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s "impeccable credentials" and "unsurpassed qualifications" when he nominated Kavanaugh
on Monday to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jul 10, 2018 3:08 PM CDT
Judge Brett Kavanaugh explained his judicial philosophy when he accepted President Donald Trump’s nomination Monday evening to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jul 10, 2018 9:10 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has reinstated an indictment and directed the case be assigned to a new federal judge following the initial judge's alleged remarks about the female prosecutor in the case.
Jul 9, 2018 12:23 PM CDT
Elected judges and judicial independence have always been an awkward fit. “Politicians are expected to be appropriately responsive to the preferences of their supporters,” as U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has observed
. By contrast, judges “must ‘observe the utmost fairness,’ striving to be ‘perfectly and completely independent.’”
Jul 5, 2018 7:15 AM CDT
Since 2012, the California judiciary has paid settlements totaling almost $645,000 to people accusing judicial officers of sexual harassment or gender discrimination, the Recorder
reported last week.
Jul 5, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
Updated:President Donald Trump reportedly interviewed four federal appeals judges Monday in his search for a replacement for retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
Trump spoke with four judges previously said to be on a five-judge shortlist, according to anonymous sources who spoke with Above the Law, the New York Times, Bloomberg News and the Washington Post.
Jul 3, 2018 9:12 AM CDT
A New Orleans judge has taken a voluntary leave of absence after allegations surfaced that he groped a courthouse worker and made inappropriate comments when teaching drug court participants about proper appearance.
Jul 3, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
President Donald Trump said Friday that he has narrowed his list to a handful of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees and will announce his choice to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on July 9.
Jun 29, 2018 6:11 PM CDT
Speculation about the retirement of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has been rampant since President Donald J. Trump took office in 2017. Kennedy invited the president’s daughter Ivanka to an oral argument at the court soon after the inauguration.
Jun 28, 2018 4:40 PM CDT
In his 30 years on the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy affirmed a right to abortion even as he provided a swing vote on abortion issues.
Jun 28, 2018 2:34 PM CDT
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