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10.7.19

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.

12.19.18

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.

12.4.18

A Massachusetts judge may have helped a twice-deported fugitive escape ICE agents in her courtroom

A federal grand jury is investigating whether a Massachusetts judge helped a fugitive escape her courtroom, according to the Boston Globe.

11.21.18

"As a man, who cannot get pregnant": Federal judge strikes down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

Judge Carlton Reeves is so over the state of Mississippi.

5.23.18

Trans teen Gavin Grimm just won a huge victory in his years-long fight over bathroom use

The school board “singled out and stigmatized" Gavin, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

3.8.18

Federal Judge Tells Trump to Just Mute People on Twitter

A Manhattan federal judge is encouraging a settlement to a First Amendment lawsuit over President Trump's Twitter behavior.

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11.13.17

A Guy Trump Nominated as a Judge Apparently Used to Hunt Ghosts

Brett Talley may have never tried a case, but he has written a bunch of horror novels.

9.21.17

Trump Nominee Called Trans Kids Part of 'Satan's Plan'

Jeff Mateer, an extremist lawyer who currently works for the Texas Attorney General's office, has also advocated for conversion therapy and has said that same-sex marriage will lead to bestiality.

8.23.17

Banning Mexican-American studies in Arizona was racist, judge rules

After years of litigation, a federal judge ruled that Arizona Republican's law to ban Mexican-American studies was unconstitutional.

2.22.17

A Federal Judge Blocked Texas's Plan to Defund Planned Parenthood

The judge ruled that the state cannot cut the reproductive health service provider's Medicaid dollars.

2.8.17

Neil Gorsuch Called Trump's Anti-Judge Tweets 'Demoralizing'

The SCOTUS pick reportedly voiced his concerns in a meeting with Democratic senator Richard Blumenthal.

1.11.17

Coretta Scott King's 1986 Letter Condemning Jeff Sessions Is as Relevant as Ever

Three decades ago, Coretta Scott King wrote a letter opposing Sessions' nomination to a federal judgeship. As he faces a confirmation hearing for Attorney General, a professor of Africana studies and political science explains how it "could have been...

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