A Republican judge just tore into Trump’s election lawyers for their incompetence

A Republican judge just tore into Trump’s election lawyers for their incompetence

Last Tuesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani appeared in federal court for the first time in 30 years, representing the Trump campaign in its efforts to prevent Pennsylvania from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in this State. It was a disaster for Giuliani. The then mayor and federal prosecutor struggled to explain what … Read more

Man who raped girl before burying her alive executed hours after judge says stop

Man who raped girl before burying her alive executed hours after judge says stop

A man who raped and murdered a girl has been executed hours after a judge ordered him not to continue amid claims of racial discrimination. Orlando Hall was put to death by lethal injection yesterday, Nov.20, at 11:47 p.m. local time, after being convicted of his role in the gruesome 1994 kidnapping and murder of … Read more

Judge Sets Bail at $1 Million Each for Lancaster Rioters

Judge Sets Bail at $1 Million Each for Lancaster Rioters

(Carlos Jasso/Reuters) Rioting in Lancaster, Pa. in the wake of the police shooting of a knife-wielding man has led to the arrest of 12 adults and one minor, nine of whom are being held at Lancaster County Jail on $1 million bail each. The arrests happened during a riot around 3 a.m. Monday that saw … Read more

University of California Can No Longer Use ACT, SAT Scores in Admissions Process, Judge Rules

University of California Can No Longer Use ACT, SAT Scores in Admissions Process, Judge Rules

( smolaw11/Getty Images) The University of California system can no longer consider ACT and SAT tests in admissions or scholarship decisions, a judge ruled Monday, saying the testing disadvantages applicants with disabilities.  Alameda County Superior Court Judge Brad Seligman issued the preliminary injunction on Monday, acknowledging arguments that students with disabilities would have difficulty taking … Read more

U.S. judge blocks federal execution set for Friday

U.S. sets execution of fourth federal inmate for Aug. 26

A U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C., ordered a halt to the federal government’s planned execution of Keith Dwayne Nelson. A U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday ordered a halt to the federal government’s planned execution on Friday of Keith Dwayne Nelson, saying its lethal injection protocol violates a federal law … Read more

Judge Rules Trump Must Turn Over Tax Returns to Manhattan DA

Judge Rules Trump Must Turn Over Tax Returns to Manhattan DA

President Donald Trump pauses as he addresses a re-election campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., June 20, 2020. (Leah Millis/Reuters) A federal judge on Thursday rejected President Trump’s most recent effort to stop the Manhattan district attorney from obtaining his tax returns, despite the president’s argument that the prosecutor’s grand jury subpoena was “wildly overbroad” and … Read more

Judge gives second chance to honey trap teenager to avoid 'downward spiral'

Judge gives second chance to honey trap teenager to avoid 'downward spiral'

A teenager initially spared jail over her part in a honey trap killing, has been given another chance to avoid a “downward spiral” by a judge. Chloe Harkins-Turner used Snapchat to help lure Ayodeji Azeez, 22, to south London in a plot to steal his BMW car in 2018. When he attempted to resist, Mr … Read more

‘LIFE AND DEATH’: N.J. judge breaks silence 2 weeks after attacker kills her son

‘LIFE AND DEATH’: N.J. judge breaks silence 2 weeks after attacker kills her son

A federal judge whose son was killed and husband wounded in a shooting by a disgruntled lawyer at her New Jersey home two weeks ago broke her silence on Monday, calling for measures to keep personal information of jurists private. “This is a matter of life and death. We cannot just sit back and wait … Read more

A federal judge blocked Trump’s rule creating a wealth test for immigrants

A federal judge blocked Trump’s rule creating a wealth test for immigrants

A federal judge in New York blocked the Trump administration Wednesday night from continuing to enforce a rule that has created barriers to low-income immigrants seeking to enter the US. The so-called “public charge” rule, published last August by the Department of Homeland Security, established a test to determine whether an immigrant applying to enter … Read more