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New Jersey Judge Who Showed Leniency To Rape Suspect From ‘Good Family’ Resigns
The state Supreme Court accepted the resignation of Judge James Troiano and mandated new training for all New Jersey judges.
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Judge Who Told Rape Victim To 'Close Your Legs' Now 'Remorseful': Lawyer
New Jersey judge John Russo Jr. is facing suspension for mistreating a woman who was seeking a restraining order from her attacker.
New York Judge Dies After Heart Attack In Courtroom
Putnam County Court Judge James Reitz had just wrapped up a case. Then he suddenly collapsed.
Senate Confirms Judge Who Fought Marriage Equality, Defended Torture
Only one Republican voted against making Howard Nielson a lifetime federal judge.
Mitt Romney Voted Against A Trump Judge Who Made Disparaging Remarks About Obama
The Utah senator was the one Republican who bucked his party by voting against a Trump judicial pick.
Federal Judge Says Roger Stone Faces Jail Time Over Instagram Posts
Over the course of a few hours on Monday, Stone posted, deleted, edited, reposted and re-deleted a photo of the judge and an online rant.
Trump Is In His Best Position Yet To Confirm Incompetent Judges
Senate Republicans just strengthened their majority. Mitch McConnell is laser-focused on the courts. What could go wrong?
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Judge Calls For 'Humanity' In Asylum Ruling Amid Trump's Immigration Crackdown
A federal judge in New York appeared to call out the Trump administration when ruling on the prolonged detention of an asylum-seeker.
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Appeals Court Will Look At Nassar Sentencing After Judge's Controversial Remarks
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina came under fire earlier this year when she told the former USA Gymnastics doctor that she had signed his “death warrant."
Judge Releases Defendants After Losing Re-election, Asking If They'd Kill Anyone
"He made a comment, ‘This is obviously what the voters wanted,’" a public defender recalled.
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Donald Trump And Jeff Sessions Are Hijacking The Judicial System To Attack Dreamers
They're subverting the courts and turning judges against immigrants like me.
Trump Golf Club Agrees To Pay $5.45 Million To Settle Lawsuit By Angry Members
The Florida club breached contracts by dodging reimbursements, a judge ruled.
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'RHONY' Star Luann de Lesseps Apologizes After Battery Arrest
“This was my first time in Palm Beach since my wedding, and being there brought up long-buried emotions. I am committed to a transformative and hopeful 2018.”
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Trump Judicial Nominee Drops Out After Embarrassing Hearing
Matthew Petersen is the president's third court pick to crash and burn over not being qualified to be a federal judge.
Obama Reports For Jury Duty
Even Barack Obama can’t get out of jury duty! The former President turned up at a Chicago court after being selected at random for the jury pool.
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Judge Asked To Block Trump Administration's Decision To End DACA
An injunction request in California may temporarily keep the Obama-era program in place.
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Judge Blocks Texas From Giving Voting Information To Trump Voter Fraud Probe
The judge said cooperating with the federal commission could violate voter privacy and chill free speech.
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Martin Shkreli Jailed Over Hillary Clinton Post
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Shkreli was convicted in August of defrauding investors of two hedge funds he ran.
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Judge Blocks Texas Immigration Crackdown
An injunction prevents a state law banning so-called sanctuary cities from taking effect.
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Judge Dismisses Sarah Palin's Lawsuit Against New York Times
Palin claimed the newspaper had defamed her in an editorial linking her to a 2011 mass shooting.
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Judge Refuses To Dismiss Rape Case Against Fugitive Roman Polanski
The director is still required to appear in court.
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