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Thursday, June 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judiciary's proposed reforms confront 'power disparities' between judges and employees »
Judiciary's proposed reforms confront 'power disparities' between judges and employees Misconduct in the federal court...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The organized bar must address attacks on the judiciary »
The organized bar must address attacks on the judiciary It is a critical time for all citizens, and especially lawyers...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Justices don’t like to be nudged off the bench »
Supreme Court Justices don’t like to be nudged off the bench Thurgood Marshall’s message was clear, and shared by mos...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Growing share of Americans say Supreme Court should base rulings on what Constitution means today »
Growing share of Americans say Supreme Court should base rulings on what Constitution means today A majority of Ameri...
Thursday, May 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The triple homicide in D.C. that laid the groundwork for Americans' right to remain silent »
The triple homicide in D.C. that laid the groundwork for Americans' right to remain silent Decades before the Supreme...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drama about SCOTUS justices Ginsburg and O'Connor coming to TV »
Drama about SCOTUS justices Ginsburg and O'Connor coming to TV The show will focus on the justices' friendship and how...
Monday, May 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Key senator urges any wavering Supreme Court justice to retire now »
Key senator urges any wavering Supreme Court justice to retire now The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Republican chairma...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
There is no excuse for keeping cameras out of the U.S. Supreme Court »
There is no excuse for keeping cameras out of the U.S. Supreme Court The Supreme Court’s decisions affect all of us, o...
Thursday, May 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Louisiana legislature considers cut to non-profit legal aid groups »
Louisiana legislature considers cut to non-profit legal aid groups Louisiana has notoriously overworked and underfund...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Too often juries are comprised of 12 confused men (and women) »
Too often juries are comprised of 12 confused men (and women) Too often juries comprise 12 confused men (and women)....
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Comfort dogs in court do opposite for some defenders, judges »
Comfort dogs in court do opposite for some defenders, judges As dogs and other animals are increasingly used in court...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pa. Supreme Court Justice sees impeachment as an attack on the independence of the judiciary »
Pa. Supreme Court Justice sees impeachment as an attack on the independence of the judiciary “Threats of impeachment...
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS Justice Ginsburg fends off talk of retirement »
SCOTUS Justice Ginsburg fends off talk of retirement In Utah, she received a “hero's welcome.” In Rhode Island, she w...
Thursday, March 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
This new bill would make pro bono mandatory – or else pay up »
This new bill would make pro bono mandatory – or else pay up In Calif. legislation has been introduced requiring most...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What makes Chief Justice Roberts lose his cool? »
What makes Chief Justice Roberts lose his cool? “Impassioned rhetoric doesn’t work with the Supreme Court. If it did...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering 'The Boss': Scalia's legacy 2 years on »
Remembering 'The Boss': Scalia's legacy 2 years on “Even two years on from his death, Justice Scalia remains a power...
Monday, March 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judiciary leaders want action on preventing sexual misconduct in the courts »
Judiciary leaders want action on preventing sexual misconduct in the courts The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Comm...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
California federal courts are urged to open wider door to out-of-state lawyers »
California federal courts are urged to open wider door to out-of-state lawyers Eleven groups press the court to drop...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS Justice Sonia Sotomayor charms a crowd of law students, lawyers and judges »
SCOTUS Justice Sonia Sotomayor charms a crowd of law students, lawyers and judges She spoke at the University of Hou...
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
After Kozinski scandal, Federal judiciary to review courthouse conduct rules »
After Kozinski scandal, Federal judiciary to review courthouse conduct rules At the request of Chief Justice Roberts...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers’ group fuels Republicans’ ire over its negative reviews of Trump judicial picks »
In their quest to fill the federal courts with conservative judges, President Trump and Senate Republicans have found an u...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mandatory bar association fees face new challenge in the U.S. Supreme Court »
Last year in the U.S. Supreme Court fight over public-sector union fees, the conservative Goldwater Institute urged the ju...
Thursday, December 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Backlog in NY immigration court leaves most undocumented children without lawyers »
…immigration courts have become increasingly chaotic, according to attorneys representing undocumented immigrants... Read...
Wednesday, December 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What happens to SCOTUS briefs once the term ends? »
...while he was on the Supreme Court, Louis Brandeis arranged for the Univ. of Louisville law school library to receive co...
Thursday, December 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public defenders in Missouri say caseloads have them overworked, and discipline has some scared »
Dane Roper is looking at a busy day. The assistant public defender has six sentencing hearings scheduled on a recent Thurs...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
43 states suspend driver’s licenses for unpaid court debt, but that could change »
Tennessee is one of 43 states… that suspends driver's licenses for people with unpaid court debt, according a recent repor...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ginsburg: ‘I’ll be a SCOTUS justice for as long as I can’ »
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed… that she does not plan on retiring anytime soon. Read more in The Hill .
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Elena Kagan talks about life on the Supreme Court »
The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia forced the remaining eight members of the nation’s highest court to...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A record number of people in the U.K. are representing themselves in court… »
In the U.K., the number of people seeking support in court because they have no lawyer is up 520% since 2011. Read more i...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Every year, millions try to navigate US courts without a lawyer »
Recently retired Judge Richard Posner says people without lawyers are mistreated in the American legal system. Read more...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Bill would restrict immigration enforcement in state courts »
Courthouses, schools and other state offices are a refuge for millions of the most vulnerable Californians… Read more in...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With 220 languages spoken in Calif., courts face an interpreter shortage »
Federal law enforcement began investigating California’s courts seven years ago after receiving complaints that two Korean...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jury duty is rare but most Americans see it as part of good citizenship »
The chances of serving on a jury in any given year are small, but most Americans still see it as part of being a good...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Should judges use their roles to effect social change? »
A dialog about whether “activist judges” are real.  Read more in Slate .
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A judge wants a bigger role for female lawyers. So he made a rule. »
It is common for judges to publish guidance for lawyers who appear in their courtrooms on how to conduct themselves with r...

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