Stories tagged: judge
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 11:48 a.m.
A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Trump administration policies that prevented immigrants who suffered gang violence or domestic abuse in their home countries from seeking asylum.
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
A federal judge says immigrant rights activists can continue to challenge what they describe as unlawful U.S. government delays for asylum cases.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
The Trump administration separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the June executive order that stopped the general practice amid a crackdown on illegal crossings, …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
A judge has ordered the U.S. government not to enforce a ban on asylum for people who cross the southern border illegally, another court setback for the Trump administration’s efforts …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
A judge removed his robe and gave chase after two handcuffed inmates made a run for it from his Washington state courtroom.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
A federal judge has ordered protection for salmon in the Columbia River basin from warm water temperatures that have been lethal to salmon and steelhead as the climate changes.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
A gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom Wednesday afternoon, shooting at police and others before an officer fired multiple shots at him, killing him.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
A U.S. judge on Thursday delayed for two more weeks the first grizzly bear hunts in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades, saying he needed more time to …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
A northern Idaho judge scolded sheriff’s deputies after a man was held at gunpoint for having a loud muffler and driving slightly more than the speed limit.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
The final wrongful death lawsuit from the Oso mudslide can go to trial later this year, a judge has ruled.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
As he looks back over what he’s accomplished in two-and-a-half decades as a judge, Idaho Court of Appeals Judge Sergio Gutierrez is modest.
Sun., July 22, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw appeared conflicted in early May on whether to stop families from being separated at the border. He challenged the Trump administration to explain how families …
Thu., July 19, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday abruptly withdrew one of President Donald Trump’s appellate court nominees when it became apparent he did not have enough support to pass.
Thu., July 19, 2018, 4 a.m.
A candidate running for district court judge may be in violation of state judicial conduct rules by advertising possibly misleading information to voters.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
A Fourth District Court magistrate judge initially denied a motion to allow doctors into the Ada County Jail to see a man accused of stabbing nine people, including one child …
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
A federal judge has temporarily halted deportations of families who have been recently reunited after they were separated by the Trump administration.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Evidence that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer seems “weak,” but experts can still make that claim at trial, a U.S. judge ruled Tuesday.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A federal judge in California Monday rejected the Trump administration’s request to indefinitely detain immigrant families apprehended at the border, calling it an attempt by the federal government to simply …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
A Post Falls drug dealer serving 35 years in prison for forcing a man to eat a large quantity of meth, which killed him, must serve out his prison term.
Wed., July 4, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg in Washington last week halted Kentucky’s first-in-the-nation experiment with Medicaid work requirements, ruling that the Trump administration glossed over potential coverage losses. He sent …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
“Her child is in the custody of the government. The fact that she would skip town is incomprehensible,” said a lawyer for a 25-year-old Honduran mom denied bond. She had …
Sun., July 1, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
A judge ordered federal emergency officials to extend vouchers for temporary hotel housing for nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, saying ending the program could cause irreparable harm.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked a new Indiana law’s requirement that medical providers report detailed patient information to the state if they treat women for complications arising from …
Thu., June 28, 2018, 1:31 p.m.
A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday ordered the immediate release from detention of a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
Convicted sex offender Paul W. Rosier will stay behind bars in Kennewick until sentencing because of the length of time he is facing in federal prison.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 12:32 p.m.
A federal judge declined to grant class-action status to a case against Microsoft that claims widespread gender discrimination.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling …
Tue., June 12, 2018, 1:31 p.m.
Judge orders Mueller probe to turn over names of European politicians in alleged Manafort lobbying scheme
A federal judge has ordered prosecutors to tell Paul Manafort by Friday the names of the European politicians and unidentified “others” that investigators allege were part of Manafort’s secret lobbying …
Mon., June 11, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
The Tri-City Herald reports Franklin County Prosecutor Shawn Sant, in an appeal filed Friday, asks the state’s highest court to review whether seven Superior Court judges violated due process in …