Stories tagged: judge
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020
Korsmo, who has served on the court since 2008, plans to retire at the end of the year. Spokane Municipal Judge Tracy Staab and local attorney Marshall Casey are running …
Tue., Dec. 31, 2019
A Washington state judge has sanctioned a prosecutor for misconduct in a robbery and shooting case that resulted in the suspect being released
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019
Cheney man who allegedly killed wife with ice cream moves to Oklahoma, pleads not guilty to new murder charge
A man suspected of killing his wife last year at their Cheney home with poisoned ice cream pleaded not guilty to a new murder charge in Spokane County Superior Court …
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019
A St. Louis judge is deciding whether to grant an order that would allow Missouri’s only abortion clinic to keep its license to perform abortions past Friday.
Fri., April 26, 2019
A judge decided Friday to hold an important pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault case in secret, saying the former movie mogul’s right to a fair trial outweighed news …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
Washington State Patrol announced Wednesday that troopers arrested an Asotin County judge suspected of criminal sexual misconduct.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019
An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his criminal attorney asked for more time to provide details to the court about concerts the singer wants to perform …
Wed., March 20, 2019
Federal judge casts doubt on Trump’s drilling plans across the U.S. because they ignore climate change
A federal judge ruled late Tuesday that the Interior Department violated federal law by failing to take into account the climate impact of its oil and gas leasing out west.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to a total of seven and a half years in prison on federal charges Wednesday, then was hit almost immediately with fresh …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The final wrongful death lawsuit from the Oso mudslide can go to trial later this year, a judge has ruled.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …