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Deborah Batts, The Nation's First Openly LGBTQ Federal Judge, Has Died at 72

Deborah Batts, The Nation's First Openly LGBTQ Federal Judge, Has Died at 72

It’s always sad news when we lose one of our pioneers, especially in a month dedicated towards celebrating them. Read more...
Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Father of Two Freed into U.S. Again by Obama-Appointed Judge

Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Father of Two Freed into U.S. Again by Obama-Appointed Judge

An illegal alien accused of killing a father of two, Corey Cottrell, in June has been released from law enforcement custody into the United States by an Obama-appointed judge for the second time since
Did the judge have a point in tossing Trump’s immunity claim?

Did the judge have a point in tossing Trump’s immunity claim?

"This Court cannot endorse such a categorical and limitless assertion of presidential immunity..." The post Did the judge have a point in tossing Trump’s immunity claim? appeared first on Hot Air.
Trump Might Finally Have to Hand Over His Tax Returns​

Trump Might Finally Have to Hand Over His Tax Returns​

A federal judge issued the decision Monday, but Trump's legal team has already appealed.
Federal judge: This tax-return requirement for California’s presidential primaries smells unconstitutional

Federal judge: This tax-return requirement for California’s presidential primaries smells unconstitutional

Trump victory? The post Federal judge: This tax-return requirement for California’s presidential primaries smells unconstitutional appeared first on Hot Air.
Federal judge reinstates order blocking Trump immigration policy nationwide, despite higher court ruling

Federal judge reinstates order blocking Trump immigration policy nationwide, despite higher court ruling

A federal judge in California has disregarded a higher court's ruling to reinstate a nationwide injunction against one of the Trump administration's new immigration rules.On Monday, U.S. District
Federal judge rules that the US government's terror watchlist violates the rights of those on it

Federal judge rules that the US government's terror watchlist violates the rights of those on it

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government's terror watch list violates the constitutional rights of those on it. Judge Anthony Trenga from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of
Federal judge to NY: Don’t turn over Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now

Federal judge to NY: Don’t turn over Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now

"... his claims could become ripe and then moot almost instantaneously ..." The post Federal judge to NY: Don’t turn over Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now appeared first on Hot Air.
Federal judge rules against part of Trump's health care agenda, blocking work requirements for Medicaid

Federal judge rules against part of Trump's health care agenda, blocking work requirements for Medicaid

Judge James Boasberg from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has struck down a key part of President Donald Trump's health care agenda. This is the third time that this particular
Federal judge: Full speed ahead on Trump’s asylum “ban” — for now; Update: Blocked in CA

Federal judge: Full speed ahead on Trump’s asylum “ban” — for now; Update: Blocked in CA

“The plaintiffs before me here are not asylum seekers." The post Federal judge: Full speed ahead on Trump’s asylum “ban” — for now; Update: Blocked in CA appeared first on Hot Air.
Trump-appointed federal judge gives administration a win on new law regarding asylum-seekers

Trump-appointed federal judge gives administration a win on new law regarding asylum-seekers

A federal judge, who had been appointed by President Donald Trump, ruled in favor of the Trump administration regarding a new law that would force potential asylum-seekers to apply for asylum
Epstein judge: I’ll take bail under advisement until Thursday

Epstein judge: I’ll take bail under advisement until Thursday

Defense: "perfect compliance with onerous sex offender registration requirements." The post Epstein judge: I’ll take bail under advisement until Thursday appeared first on Hot Air.
Federal judge rules against Trump administration, says asylum-seekers must have the option of being released on bond

Federal judge rules against Trump administration, says asylum-seekers must have the option of being released on bond

A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration on immigration. U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman in Washington state ruled that asylum-seekers who demonstrate a "credible fear of

Judge denies Trump use of military funds for border wall

A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New

Judge denies House lawsuit on Trump border wall

A federal judge Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue.

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules

Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a
Trump: “Obama-appointed judge” decision on financial records “crazy”; Update: Appeal filed

Trump: “Obama-appointed judge” decision on financial records “crazy”; Update: Appeal filed

"This court is not prepared to roll back the tide of history." The post Trump: “Obama-appointed judge” decision on financial records “crazy”; Update: Appeal filed appeared first on Hot Air.
Judge throws out butterfly sanctuary's lawsuit against Trump over border wall

Judge throws out butterfly sanctuary's lawsuit against Trump over border wall

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit from a butterfly conservation organization that was seeking to block construction of the Trump administration's border wall in south Texas, according to The

Judge Hits Crypto Startup With Injunction In Reversal of Past Court Order

The move came after the same judge denied an SEC request for a preliminary injunction in November.
Federal judges just dismissed every single ethics complaint against Brett Kavanaugh

Federal judges just dismissed every single ethics complaint against Brett Kavanaugh

But it’s not that the panel — convened by Chief Justice John Roberts to investigate — didn’t think the complaints were serious.