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    My name is Inga O’Neale and I am running countywide for an open seat in the Kings County Civil Court. I am a long-time Brooklynite, a Caribbean immigrant and the first attorney in my family.  My parents both come from large families and did not have the opportunity to attend college, but they instilled in...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The statewide mask mandate for courts is about to expire. The chief justice of the Colorado Supreme Court said he will not extend the order so it will expire on Saturday. The justice cites COVID-19 vaccine availability and improved infection rates. He also clarified that each judicial district in Colorado may set its...
    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...
    Advocates are expressing skepticism that steps taken by the Biden administration to address the immigration court backlog will have much impact for the more than 1.3 million people waiting to have their cases decided.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced earlier this month that it was giving its attorneys more discretion to drop cases, a...
                      by Kaylee Greenlee  Immigration cases deciding if migrants will be legally allowed to stay in the U.S. have doubled since 2017, according to migration data released Monday. Over 1.3 million cases are pending, with more than 110,000 pending in New York courts alone, according to Syracuse University’s...
    On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” host Chris Hayes defended Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) grouping the United States and Israel with terrorist groups and stated that if you don’t like the United States being lumped in with terrorist groups, “you should turn your ire towards whatever it is the U.S. has done to put...
    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...
    Hollywood actress and Democrat Party activist Alyssa Milano is considering a bid for the U.S. House of Representatives in the state of California in 2024. Milano, a staunch supporter of President Joe Biden, teased her potential campaign in an interview with The Hill published Tuesday. “I’m looking at California’s 4th District to potentially run against...
    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...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Florida courts are set to resume some jury trials and drop facial mask and social-distancing requirements, while most court proceedings will continue to take place remotely, under an order issued Friday by state Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady. The order came as COVID-19 case numbers have subsided and vaccinations have become...
    Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala. AP Photo/Keith Srakocic Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. reportedly asked his deputy prosecutors not to make plea deals with attorney Milton Raiford. His request was sent in emails seen by the Tribune Review. Zappala sent the email to his colleagues after Raiford criticized systemic...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A powerful moment brought police and an Upper West Side community together Wednesday. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea joined community leaders, along with kids and adults of all ages, at the Douglas Houses for the “Power of Play” event. READ MORE: MTA Says Hackers Breached Its Systems In April But No Threat...
    A Louisiana Senate committee turned back an effort Tuesday to lessen lawsuit protections for law enforcement officers who engage in “unreasonable” and “unconstitutional” conduct. Under the concept of “qualified immunity,” law enforcement officers accused of violating citizens’ constitutional rights can be protected from civil lawsuits if the officer didn’t have prior knowledge the behavior was...
    Loading the player... Rod Reid ran a program full of young, Black kart racers locked out of a venue because of the pandemic and needing a track to race.  Indianapolis Motor Speedway had spent millions on upgrades on the historic property at the same time last year when the coronavirus had a steely grip...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Summer is all about getting away from the hustle and bustle of our work lives.And you don't have to travel out of the area to have a great time.RELATED: See more stories from Kickoff to a Long Island SummerLong island is the home to 37 state parks that offer everything...
    More On: costco My Pillow fight with Costco rages on for Mike Lindell Costco raising its minimum wage COVID outbreak at Costco leaves 145 workers infected Costco selling COVID-19 tests for Bermuda travel Nature is healing: Free samples will soon return to the aisles of Costcos across the nation.  The reinstatement of pro bono...
    Mississippi officials believe the increased acceptance of claims that the coronavirus pandemic spread from a laboratory in Wuhan is making their landmark lawsuit against China stronger by the day. In May last year, Mississippi became the second state to sue the Chinese Communist Party after Missouri filed a similar suit in April. Both states accused...
     PENTAGON/STATE DEPARTMENT/ISLAMABAD - More than three weeks into the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Washington's plans to help ensure the country does not descend into chaos remain murky despite a ramped-up effort to get Afghanistan's neighbors — Pakistan in particular — to do more. The focus has been on rallying support, both for the ongoing diplomatic...
    Novak Djokovic does not need to worry about accidentally hitting a U.S. Open line judge with a tennis ball between points this year because there won't be any line judges — chair umpires will be the only on-court officials at that Grand Slam tournament’s matches. The U.S. Tennis Association and the sport's two leading professional...
    The Supreme Court sent three climate change cases back to lower courts on Monday after it handed a narrow win to big oil companies last week. The decisions, released in unsigned orders, vacated previous rulings in cases involving the companies Shell, Suncor, and Chevron. In all three cases, the court asked appeals courts to reconsider...
    Washington — The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved its first group of President Biden's judicial nominees, setting up votes from the full Senate on two of his picks to the federal circuit courts and three to the U.S. district courts. The panel advanced the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the influential U.S....
    The courts will most likely uphold states decisions to require vaccine passports, but nobody can be certain because "weve never had a situation like this before," Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said on Newsmax TV Saturday.  "Were generally a country that doesnt approve of requiring you to carry your papers," said Dershowitz on Newsmax...
                        Live from Music Row Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – host Leahy welcomed Tennessee (R) Senator Ferrell Haile to the newsmakers line...
    President Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated a third round of judicial candidates, bringing his nominee count up to 20 judges since he took office in January. BIDEN JUDICIAL NOMINEE DISTANCES HERSELF FROM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL'S STATEMENT OF FAITH As with the first two rounds, Biden leaned heavily into his administration's commitment to racial diversity with his...
    Washington — President Biden on Wednesday announced a third wave of judicial nominees, continuing the White House's theme of selecting candidates with diverse backgrounds and professional qualifications as he undertakes an effort to make his own mark on the federal bench reshaped by his predecessor. "President Biden has spent decades committed to strengthening the federal...
    According to the Supreme Court of Georgia, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton recently signed an order extending the Statewide Judicial Emergency for 30 days. Under an order signed by Chief Justice Harold D. Melton, on Friday, May 14, deadlines will be reimposed on prosecutors for...
    President Joe Biden will meet Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) on Tuesday as the White House continues summoning key moderate Democrat senators to discuss an infrastructure bill. The president also met with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Monday. Biden met with both moderate Democrat senators before his scheduled Wednesday meeting at the White House with House...
    One out of every five of the people arrested for their roles in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is a military veteran. It became painfully self-evident in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol—in which one in five of the arrested insurgents turned out to be veterans of the U.S. military—that...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – As most courts transition back to in-person hearings this month, New York state’s traffic court is planning to do the opposite and instead stay virtual. It’s a cost-cutting measure for the state, and some say a money-grab measure from motorists. READ MORE: Broadway Theaters Can Reopen At 100% Capacity On Sept....
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — A North Texas hospital is turning to a state appeals court in hopes of overturning a ruling that has had a now 2-year-old — who doctors say experiences excruciating pain that cannot be relived — on life support for most of her life. Cook Children’s Medical Center filed an appeal in April...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – As offices in the Bay Area and across the country reopen, the return to workplaces a year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is already posing some legal questions. New York City ordered all of its remote workers to return to the office on Monday. Employers here in the...
    California’s highest court recently delivered a major victory for the cause of justice when it ruled that “the common practice of conditioning freedom solely on whether an arrestee can afford bail is unconstitutional.” Under the state Supreme Court’s ruling, judges must now consider a person’s ability to pay when setting bail and can only hold...
    VENICE (CBSLA) — Handball players at Venice Beach are happy to be back on the courts. The city closed the courts on April 15 to clean and repaint them after homeless encampments were cleared out. READ MORE: LAUSD Sued For Allegedly Not Investigating Teacher Accused Of Grooming, Sexually Abusing Teen Girl Players said the encampments...
    Trump speaks during an event to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.Matt Dunham/AP Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.During the Trump administration, Alison Peck started to see more of her cases have an outcome she describes...
    On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The ReidOut,” Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D) said that he agrees with the International Criminal Court investigating the American criminal justice system and “if we have nothing to hide, we shouldn’t worry about what might be found by the international community.” Host Joy Reid asked, “The International Criminal Court...
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A group of Minnesota Democratic voters filed a lawsuit Tuesday that seeks to have the courts take over the state’s redistricting process, predicting that the divided Legislature will be unable to agree on new political maps. It’s at least the second such lawsuit filed in Minnesota in recent months. It...
    The Supreme Court refused to hear a case Monday regarding Texas’ effort to overturn California’s travel ban on states that allegedly implemented anti-LGBTQ laws. The lawsuit titled Texas v. California responded to a California law that enacted state-funded travel bans in 2016 to states that passed laws allegedly discriminating on the basis of sexuality, gender identity...
    THE former boss of the Post Office has today quit boardroom roles at Morrisons and Dunelm after 39 postmasters had their theft and fraud convictions overturned. Paula Vennels has dramatically resigned from her non-executive director positions at the high street chains in the wake of the miscarriage of justice scandal.  7The former chief executive of...
    A POST Office worker took his own life after being wrongly accused of stealing £60,000 and dipping into his own savings to make up deficit. Dad-of-two Martin Griffiths, a postmaster for 20 years, killed himself in 2013 at the age of 59. 7Former post office workers celebrate...
    By Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The pictures always make it look so presidential: Joe Biden sitting in a tall-back chair, surrounded by the arrayed members of Congress invited for a meeting at the White House. But inside the Oval Office, lawmakers tell a different story, of a president so warm, so engaged,...
    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — The Maryland Judiciary will enter its fifth phase of reopening on April 26. All courts in the state will be fully operational with resumption of jury trials in criminal and civil cases in circuit courts statewide, consistent with COVID-19 emergency administrative orders. They will continue to follow CDC guidelines in the buildings...
    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called out the hypocrisy of Supreme Court justices using the word “children” in addressing juvenile murderers but “young woman” when referring to minors in abortion cases. The justice concurred in a Thursday Supreme Court ruling on Jones v. Mississippi, in which the Court upheld a judge’s ability to give life...
    The Supreme Court on Thursday cut the Federal Trade Commission's ability to seek monetary rewards in courts, slashing a legal tool the consumer protection agency often uses to collect funds in fraud cases. The court, in a unanimous opinion written by Justice Stephen Breyer, wrote that when the FTC took to court a series of...
    Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of all charges in the murder of George Floyd, and Fox News' Judge Jeanine Pirro said the verdict proves violent protest is unnecessary when the courts serve justice on "The Five." "What people need to understand is that the American justice system works," she said. "That people believe...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio has a new plan to end gun violence in New York City, and keep communities safe this summer. “This plan focuses on the three pieces that are crucial — our communities, our cops, and our courts. Put those three pieces together, and everything is possible, and that’s...
    Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett has scored a $2 million advance for a book about how judges should not bring their personal feelings into their rulings. The deal, first reported by Politico, is an “an eye-raising amount” for a Supreme Court justice, and it is most likely the biggest advance a member of the...
    (CNN)US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer recently offered some advice to the proponents of court packing: think long and hard about the consequences.The octogenarian justice, who finds himself the latest target of a pressure campaign to retire, warned while speaking at Harvard Law School that "[s]tructural alteration motivated by the perception of political influence can...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil liberties groups are asking the Supreme Court to give the public access to opinions of the secretive court that reviews bulk email collection, warrantless internet searches and other government surveillance programs. The groups say in an appeal filed with the high court Monday that the public has a constitutional right to...