Stories tagged: judge
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Judge: Idaho waited a year before reading prison court order
A federal judge has ruled that Idaho prison officials failed to enact court-mandated prison health care improvements for two years from 2014 to 2016 and that some of the officials …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 9 a.m.
Judge won’t throw out ruling explaining Arpaio’s conviction
The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman’s request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained …
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017
Municipal Court judge challenger forges ahead despite DUI arrest
Adam Papini knows he’s probably not going to win, but that doesn’t bother him. What does, he said, is how his colleagues, friends and confidants assumed that when he was …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Judge orders government to allow abortion for immigrant
A judge has ordered the federal government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant who entered the country illegally to undergo an abortion.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Judge asks group in Trump lawsuit to justify right to sue
A federal judge on Wednesday pressed government lawyers to explain why President Donald Trump’s ownership of hotels patronized by foreign government officials didn’t violate the Constitution, a key question that …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers
Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott has been granted another legal reprieve in the running back’s fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. A federal judge granted a …
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Judge refuses to throw out case against New Jersey senator
The judge at Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial refused to throw out any of the charges against the New Jersey Democrat on Monday in light of a U.S. Supreme Court …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Judge to weigh Menendez dismissal bid when government rests
When the government rests its case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, whether it moves forward or is dismissed without the defense having to call a witness will hinge on how …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Judge declines to block Washington cyberstalking law
A federal judge has declined to block Washington’s cyberstalking law – despite his concerns about its constitutionality.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Spokane County Superior Court candidate decries judicial election system her opponent embraces
The race for a Spokane County Superior Court judgeship is partly about the race itself. Jocelyn Cook, who is vying to unseat incumbent Judge Tony Hazel in the November election, …
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
Judge intends to dismiss 2nd suit against Black Lives Matter
A federal judge says he intends to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders of inciting violence that led to a gunman’s deadly ambush of …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Judge lets Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand
President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s conviction for disobeying a court order in an immigration case will stand after a judge on Wednesday rejected arguments that it …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Judge rejects Oregon request to dismiss oysterman’s lawsuit
A judge has rejected a request by Oregon officials to dismiss a lawsuit contending the state is allowing pollution from dairies to harm oyster harvests in Tillamook Bay.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Trump asks judge to dismiss ‘emoluments’ case against him
President Donald Trump asked a judge on Friday to throw out a lawsuit alleging he is violating the Constitution by using his office to profit from his hotels and other …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Kentucky governor to appeal judge’s ruling on abortion law
Kentucky’s Republican governor will appeal a ruling striking down a state law requiring pregnant women seeking an abortion to first have an ultrasound.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Judge: Maryland can act against drug price-gouging, for now
An effort by drug makers to block Maryland’s first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging was denied by a federal judge on Friday.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Cliven Bundy loses bid to represent self in standoff trial
Nevada cattleman and state’s rights figure Cliven Bundy lost a courtroom bid to represent himself at his upcoming trial, after refusing Wednesday to recognize federal authority over grazing land at …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Judge: City wrong to bar farmer over gay marriage views
A judge has ordered a Michigan city to make room again for an apple grower who was barred from a seasonal market because he doesn’t allow gay couples to get …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7 p.m.
Montana mine warns of layoffs after judge blocks expansion
More than 80 miners could be laid off from a central Montana coal mine in coming months after environmentalists successfully sued to halt its expansion, according to mine owner Signal …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Trump nominates White House lawyer to important court seat
President Donald Trump has tapped one of his own White House attorneys for a judgeship on one of the most important federal appeals courts, opening the door for confirmation hearing …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Filmmakers defiant over Lynyrd Skynyrd film rights
A judge’s finding that a new Lynyrd Skynyrd film violates a “blood oath” made by the band to not exploit the group’s name following a fatal plane crash hasn’t stopped …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Judge weighs fate of Confederate monument in Charlottesville
A judge in Virginia heard arguments but didn’t issue a final ruling Friday on whether a lawsuit over Charlottesville’s decision to remove the Confederate monument that helped spark a violent …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Already-pardoned ex-sheriff asks judge to undo conviction
Fresh off his presidential pardon, an emboldened Joe Arpaio on Monday lashed out at his critics and the judge who found him guilty of a crime as his attorneys went …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
Critics: Pardon would nix chance to hold Arpaio accountable
Now that President Donald Trump is considering pardoning Arpaio’s conviction for disobeying another judge’s order in an immigration case, Gary Donahoe fears the lawman is going to wiggle out of …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Courthouse shootout: Judge ambushed, he and probation officer return fire; suspect dead
A judge was ambushed Monday morning as he walked toward the Jefferson County Courthouse, and the judge and a probation officer returned fire, killing the suspect, officials said.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
LinkedIn loses a court fight over users’ public profiles
A federal judge has ruled against LinkedIn, the professional networking site, in a case that has big implications for corporate power and consumer privacy in the tech-driven economy.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Judge grants Hawaii’s request on refugees, expands list of relatives exempted from travel ban
A federal judge in Hawaii on Thursday expanded the list of family relationships needed by people seeking new visas from six mostly Muslim countries to avoid President Donald Trump’s travel …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
U.S. judge in Hawaii leaves Trump’s travel ban rules in place
A federal judge in Hawaii on Thursday left Trump administration rules in place for a travel ban on citizens from six majority-Muslim countries.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 2:49 p.m.
King County judge says school-zone sign too wordy, throws out ticket
A judge has tossed out a man’s ticket for speeding through a Seattle’s school zone, saying the sign is too wordy.
Sun., July 2, 2017, 10 a.m.
Former judge in Kentucky fighting sex charges
For years as a Kentucky judge, Tim Nolan sat in judgment of others. Now he sits in jail, awaiting trial on explosive accusations by prosecutors that he snared 17 women …