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Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ginsburg: ‘I’ll be a SCOTUS justice for as long as I can’ »
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed… that she does not plan on retiring anytime soon. Read more in The Hill .
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Elena Kagan talks about life on the Supreme Court »
The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia forced the remaining eight members of the nation’s highest court to...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A record number of people in the U.K. are representing themselves in court… »
In the U.K., the number of people seeking support in court because they have no lawyer is up 520% since 2011. Read more i...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Every year, millions try to navigate US courts without a lawyer »
Recently retired Judge Richard Posner says people without lawyers are mistreated in the American legal system. Read more...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Bill would restrict immigration enforcement in state courts »
Courthouses, schools and other state offices are a refuge for millions of the most vulnerable Californians… Read more in...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With 220 languages spoken in Calif., courts face an interpreter shortage »
Federal law enforcement began investigating California’s courts seven years ago after receiving complaints that two Korean...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jury duty is rare but most Americans see it as part of good citizenship »
The chances of serving on a jury in any given year are small, but most Americans still see it as part of being a good...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Should judges use their roles to effect social change? »
A dialog about whether “activist judges” are real.  Read more in Slate .
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A judge wants a bigger role for female lawyers. So he made a rule. »
It is common for judges to publish guidance for lawyers who appear in their courtrooms on how to conduct themselves with r...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Kennedy will take centre stage during the Supreme Court’s upcoming term »
When Charles Grassley, chair of the Senate judiciary committee, said in the spring that he expected an imminent SCOTUS vac...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chief Justice Roberts says criticism won’t stop judges »
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts … said that criticism from politicians won’t dissuade judges from doing thei...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Should there be age limits for federal judges? »
This is a series of monthly dialogues between two of the nation’s most esteemed jurists, Richard A. Posner and Jed S. Rako...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Dems who ignored ABA rating for Neil Gorsuch now claim it’s crucial »
Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are bemoaning their Republican colleagues' decision to hold hearings…...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clue to Gorsuch’s ideology seen in pairings with Thomas »
To see where Justice Neil Gorsuch might fit on the Supreme Court, watch the company he keeps. Read more at The Associated...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Getting rid of bail is only a start »
Toward the end of last year, Peter Goldberg, who gave up a…career providing legal counsel to…private-equity firms, receive...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS justices used to explain reason for recusal. What changed? »
On May 15, U.S. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Neil Gorsuch recused themselves from the court’s decision… Read mo...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
An invigorated SCOTUS Justice Ginsburg says, ‘I love my job’ »
An exuberant U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg exclaimed "I love my job" at a public appearance… Read more i...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gorsuch, in a show of independence, is out of Supreme Court’s clerical pool »
In an early sign of Justice Neil M. Gorsuch’s independence and work ethic, he has decided not to join a labor pool at the...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS retirement talk focuses on pivotal Justice Kennedy »
Justice Anthony Kennedy reclaimed his position as the man in the middle of the U.S. Supreme Court... Read more in Bloombe...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What does the junior SCOTUS justice do? Kagan tells Gorsuch it starts in the kitchen »
No one could have known it at the time, but at the end of last summer, Justice Elena Kagan gave Neil M. Gorsuch a face-to-...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Partisan confirmation battles do disservice to U.S. Supreme Court nominees, Roberts says »
…Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. said… the now common political conflict accompanying the process unfairly taints nominees...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inadequate representation: justices consider case of an immigrant who received bad advice »
Jae Lee's lawyer told him pleading guilty would protect him from deportation. The lawyer was wrong. Read more in The Econ...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Second Circuit upholds ban on private investment in law firms »
A federal appeals court … rejected an attempt to loosen restrictions on private investment in the legal industry, dismissi...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Sotomayor laments perception of judges as political »
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said… she was saddened to see many people have lost confidence in judges and be...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The law’s emotion problem »
….Justice Anthony M. Kennedy acknowledged — perhaps unwittingly — that our legal system relies on a particular theory of t...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How do Americans feel about the courts? Let Hollywood be the judge »
Order in the court — but maybe not in movie theaters. Read more at NPR .
Monday, April 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Immigration courts: record number of cases, many problems »
Everyone was in place for the hearing in Atlanta immigration court: the Guinean man hoping to stay in the U.S., his attorn...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Not the best of times US – Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg »
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says the US is "not experiencing the best of times" - but the "pendulum" will sw...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Should Florida be the first state to impose term limits on judges? »
... a House committee... advanced a proposed constitutional amendment that would impose a 12-year term limit on Florida Su...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Orleans bail system costs taxpayers, hurts mostly black population, study says »
The New Orleans criminal justice system is partially funded with money from the setting of bail and post-conviction fines...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
From delay to action, the Supreme Court to take a conservative turn in 2017 »
On Jan. 20, 2016… Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia announced the court's 8-to-1 decision reinstating the death penalty...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump to inherit more than 100 court vacancies, plans to reshape judiciary »
Donald Trump is set to inherit an uncommon number of vacancies in the federal courts in addition to the open Supreme Court...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Loser pays' rule in Idaho court system could make justice available to only those with deep pockets »
The Idaho Supreme Court has launched the state’s entire court system on a new track that might be called “loser pay.” Rea...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The lethal gaps in how the Supreme Court handles death penalty cases »
Seven of the 12 jurors who convicted Ronald B. Smith in the murder of a convenience store clerk voted to spare his life....
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
President-elect Trump could bring a different kind of diversity to SCOTUS »
President-elect Donald Trump is making one thing clear about the Supreme Court: He wants to do more than just solidify the...

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