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    Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon expressed his content on Wednesday after a federal judge blocked the Biden administration’s moratorium on new federal oil and gas leases. A U.S District judge based out of Louisiana granted a preliminary injunction in the case on Tuesday, ultimately restraining the U.S. Department of Interior from continuing to implement the pause on new oil and...
    Adrian Grenier on Being Called a Villain in The Devil Wears Prada: Theres Truth in That Perspective AMC, big movie chains are more than meme stocks to property bond investors A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction that allows 15-year-old soccer player Olivia Moultrie a path to sign a professional contract in the National Women's Soccer League. The culture...
    A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit filed by California Republicans that echoed false allegations made by former President Donald Trump about the validity of the 2020 election. The lawsuit, filed in January by a conservative election watchdog group and 10 failed GOP congressional candidates against a slew of state and county elections officials, claimed the November...
                      by Thomas Catenacci  A federal judge ordered the federal government to halt its ban on new oil and gas leases in a major setback for President Joe Biden’s administration. Judge Terry Doughty, of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, granted a preliminary injunction that had been...
    It is with profound sadness that we report the passing of the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, who passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. He was ninety-nine years old. Nominated to the federal bench by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1967, Judge Weinstein served the District as...
    New Orleans — The Biden administration's suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and water was blocked Tuesday by a federal judge in Louisiana who ordered that plans continue for lease sales that were delayed for the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska waters "and all eligible onshore properties." The decision is a blow to President Biden's efforts...
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    NEW ORLEANS, LA. - The Biden administration's suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and water was blocked Tuesday by a federal judge in Louisiana, who ordered plans be resumed for lease sales that were delayed for the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty's ruling came in a lawsuit filed in March by...
    A federal judge blocked President Joe Biden’s pause on issuing new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters, preventing his administration from carrying out one of its premier policies to combat climate change. Judge Terry Doughty of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana granted a preliminary injunction to 13 states that sued the Biden...
    A federal judge ordered the federal government to halt its ban on new oil and gas leases in a major setback for President Joe Biden’s administration. Judge Terry Doughty, of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, granted a preliminary injunction that had been requested by a large coalition of Republican state attorneys general in an order...
    Washington — The Senate on Monday approved the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the federal appeals court in the District of Columbia, confirming President Biden's first nominee to the U.S. appellate courts. Jackson received bipartisan backing from the upper chamber in a 53 to 44 vote. Three Republicans — Susan Collins of Maine, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina...
    After a hospital followed through on its warning to suspend and terminate any employee who did not abide by its mandatory vaccination policy, anti-vaxxers attempted to pursue a lawsuit. The employees involved in the suit claimed that it violated their rights to be told by an employer that they must be vaccinated. But, despite their confidence that the Houston Methodist...
    Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson stopped short of ordering the Department of Justice (DOJ) to release the second part of a memo about the Mueller Report written by department lawyers to then-Attorney General William Barr, which argued that there was not enough evidence to prosecute former President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice.  The memo was written by the department’s...
    A federal judge on Monday agreed not to order the Department of Justice to release the second part of an internal memo arguing that there was not enough evidence to prosecute then President Donald for obstruction of justice during the Mueller investigation. The decision is a blow to advocacy group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington which is pushing...
    A federal judge on Saturday dismissed a lawsuit brought by some employees of a Texas hospital over its requirement that workers be vaccinated against COVID-19, CBS affiliate KHOU-TV reports. Nearly 200 employees at Houston Methodist were suspended without pay last week for their failure to get fully vaccinated, per the hospital system's requirements. Of the 178 suspended employees, 117 signed...
    A federal judge took the extraordinary rare step of issuing a temporary restraining order halting President Joe Biden’s $4 billion loan forgiveness program for minority farmers, saying the plan replaced one form of discrimination with another because white farmers are excluded. Wisconsin Judge William Griesbach, a George W. Bush appointee, also claimed the plan did not give adequate examples of recent...
                      by Andrew Trunsky  A federal judge Thursday afternoon suspended a loan forgiveness program that issues relief to farmers and agricultural workers of color. Judge William Griesbach of Wisconsin’s Eastern District handed down a temporary restraining order after the conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) filed a lawsuit in April. The group alleged...
    Joining hundreds of firsts that Muslim Americans have seen in the past five years is Judge Zahid Quraishi. He was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to a lifetime seat on a U.S. district court, making him the first Muslim American federal judge in U.S. history. Senators voted 81-16 to confirm 46-year-old Quraishi to the U.S. District Court for the District of New...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit by Republican state lawmakers in Pennsylvania that sought to overturn a ban on gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware River basin, ruling they lacked standing to sue. Senate Republicans led by Sens. Gene Yaw and Lisa Baker claimed the Delaware River Basin Commission overstepped its authority...
    Senate lawmakers confirmed Zahid Quraishi’s appointment to U.S. District Court in New Jersey on Thursday, establishing the Army veteran as the first Muslim American to serve as a federal judge. The Senate approved Quraishi’s nomination by an 81-16 vote. A tally included "yay" votes from 34 Republican senators. "Zahid Quraishi is a man of integrity, a consummate public servant, and...
    A federal judge has halted a loan forgiveness program for farmers of color in response to a lawsuit alleging the program discriminates against White farmers. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach in Milwaukee issued a temporary restraining order Thursday suspending the program for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The program pays up to 120% of direct...
    The son of Pakistani immigrants has become the first Muslim federal judge in U.S. history after the Senate voted to confirm him to the post by a vote of 81-16.  Zahid Quraishi's rise to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey was hailed as historic by legal scholars and Muslim groups. But his work for U.S. Immigration...
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge has halted a loan forgiveness program for farmers of color in response to a lawsuit alleging the program discriminates against white farmers. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach in Milwaukee issued a temporary restraining order Thursday suspending the program for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. READ MORE: Darnella Frazier, Teen...
    A federal judge Thursday afternoon suspended a loan forgiveness program that issues relief to farmers and agricultural workers of color. Judge William Griesbach of Wisconsin’s Eastern District handed down a temporary restraining order after the conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) filed a lawsuit in April. The group alleged in its announcement that President Joe Biden’s relief program...
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    The Senate on Thursday confirmed the first Muslim American to serve as a federal judge in U.S. history.  Senators voted 81-16 to confirm Zahid N. Quraishi to serve as a district judge for the district court of New Jersey. Thirty two Republicans joined with Democrats to confirm him.  "Mr. Quraishi will be the first American Muslim in United States history...
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Westchester County district attorney has ordered an independent review of two fatal police shootings of Black men. The families of Danroy “DJ” Henry and Kenneth Chamberlain told CBS2’s Tony Aiello on Thursday it’s a step towards justice, and accountability. In 2010, Pace University football player Henry was shot dead by Pleasantville Police Officer Aaron...
    Washington — The Senate on Thursday approved the historic nomination of Judge Zahid Quraishi to the U.S. District Court in New Jersey, making him the nation's first Muslim-American federal judge. Quraishi received bipartisan backing from the upper chamber with its 81 to 16 vote to confirm him to the federal court in Trenton. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved his nomination...
    A former federal prosecutor in New York is being called in to assist the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office in reopening the investigation into a pair of police-involved shootings that left a 20-year-old Pace University student from Massachusetts and former US Marine dead. Danroy “DJ” Henry, an Easton, Massachusetts man who was a junior at Pace was shot to death...
    Senate Democrats led the confirmation on Thursday of the first Muslim American judge to sit on a federal district court. Judge Zahid Quraishi, whom President Joe Biden nominated in March for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, was confirmed in an 81-16 vote. Quraishi is the third of Biden's nominees to be confirmed after the Senate...
    (CNN)The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Zahid Quraishi to be a US District Judge for the District of New Jersey, making him the first Muslim American federal judge in US history."Mr. Quraishi will be the first American Muslim in United States history to serve as an Article III federal judge. The third largest religion in the United States, and...
    (CNN)The federal judge who overturned California's decades-old assault weapons ban last week opened his 94-page ruling with an eye-opening analogy."Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment," US District Judge Roger T. Benitez wrote.In another section, he downplayed the risk of an assault rifle being used in...
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    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on the controversial 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in the first of its kind, the court announced Monday. The 1978 FISA allows federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies to secretly gather information on persons suspected to be foreign agents engaged in espionage or international terrorism against the United States. To...
    Washington — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Biden's first nominee to the federal bench, approving with bipartisan support Julien Neals for the U.S. district court in New Jersey. Neals was confirmed 66 to 33, with only Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont not voting. Included among the first slate of judicial nominees announced by the White House in late March,...
    NEW YORK (WLS) -- The Chicago-based lawyers representing R. Kelly in his New York Trial have asked to withdraw from the case.In a letter to a federal judge in New York, Steve Greenberg and Michael Leonard asked to step back from the case."Our reasons for withdrawal are significant and it is impossible, in our belief, for us to be able...
    Government by the loudest and most gullible among us keeps producing the expected results. It should be noted, yet again, that being an actual, bonafide judge in the United States of America requires no qualifications whatsoever. You either are appointed as a judge or win an election to become one, and the rest is filler to be worked out by...
    Democrats are eager to turn the page on the Trump administration, especially when it comes to judges. The Senate's top Democrat is recommending President Joe Biden nominate two prominent voting rights attorneys to serve as judges on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and on the federal bench in...
    SAN FRANCISCO — Mohammed Nuru, San Francisco’s former public works director and central figure in the city’s widespread corruption scandal, was ordered Monday to undergo a mental health evaluation following his arrest in a bizarre incident last week. At a Monday morning court hearing, U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim ordered Nuru to undergo a mental health evaluation and, if necessary,...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A federal judge will hear arguments Thursday in Florida’s bid to block federal restrictions on cruise ships during the COVID-19 pandemic, while U.S. Department of Justice attorneys point to a return to cruising by mid-summer. U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday will hold a hearing in Tampa on Florida’s request for a preliminary injunction against restrictions imposed by...
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Veteran District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, who is wrapping up her 37-year career as a prosecutor, lashed out Monday at a federal judge’s decision to strike down California’s ban on assault weapons. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego ruled late Friday that the state’s definition of illegal military-style rifles unlawfully deprives law-abiding Californians of weapons...
    Everyone's a critic these days. A federal judge recently made headlines after he roasted the latest installments of the Star Wars franchise, using two films he described as "mediocre and schlocky" to rule on a case involving ConAgra Foods and Wesson Oil. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Kenneth Lee referred to the latest offerings from the franchise, Episode VIII:...
    SACRAMENTO — The U.S. district judge began his 94-page ruling sanctioning the AR-15 assault rifle for home and militia use by equating it with a Swiss Army knife. Yes, you read that correctly. And it’s all you need to know about the quality of the judge’s tortured opinion — even if it is ultimately upheld, heaven forbid, by the conservative...
    (CNN)Crosley Green believes he's free. He's not. There are serious doubts about his 1990 murder conviction, which a federal court vacated in 2018. Citing the overturned conviction and concerns about Covid-19, a judge has released Green from prison while Florida's attorney general challenges the federal court's decision. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals could rule against Green any day, sending...
    SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS SF) — A federal judge Friday overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons, ruling that it violates the constitutional right to bear arms. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego ruled that the state’s definition of illegal military-style rifles unlawfully deprives law-abiding Californians of weapons commonly allowed in most other states and by the U.S. Supreme Court....