• judge Feb 2

    Trailblazing Former San Diego Judges Reflect

    NBC 7’s Jacke Crea had a chat with two retired Black judges who had to fight through racism and discrimination on their way to becoming trailblazers in their profession.

  • Montana Oct 17, 2020

    Montana Judge Blocks Actions by Trump's Former Land Boss

    A Montana judge blocked three land-use plans that would have opened most U.S.-owned lands in the state to energy development

  • U.S. Postal Service Sep 22, 2020

    NY Judge: Postal Service Must Process Election Mail in a Timely Manner

    The U.S. Postal Service must live up to its responsibilities to timely process election mail by treating it as a priority, a New York judge ordered on Monday, adding that the agency’s workers should be permitted to make extra deliveries and work overtime near the November presidential election.

  • Real Housewives Jun 30, 2020

    Ex-Hubby of ‘Real Housewives of NJ' Star Hired Mobster to Assault Her Boyfriend, Feds Allege

    “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Dina Manzo’s ex-husband and an alleged member of an organized crime family were charged by federal prosecutors Tuesday with conspiring to assault Manzo’s then-boyfriend in an incident in 2015. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey said Thomas Manzo and John Perna faces multiple charges over the assault on her now-husband, David Cantin...

  • President Trump Jun 27, 2020

    Judge: US Must Free Migrant Children From Family Detention

    A federal judge has ordered the release of children held with their parents in U.S. immigration jails and denounced the Trump administration’s prolonged detention of families during the coronavirus pandemic

  • Ahmaud Arbery May 27, 2020

    Judge Sets June 4 Hearing for Suspects in Arbery Slaying

    A Georgia judge has scheduled a court hearing next week for three men charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

  • President Trump Mar 2, 2020

    Judge Rules Head of Immigration Agency Was Unlawfully Named

    A federal judge has ruled that Ken Cuccinelli was unlawfully appointed to lead the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency and therefore lacks authority to give asylum seekers less time to prepare for initial screening interviews

  • Attorney Feb 25, 2020

    ‘A Way to Help': In Connecticut, Abused Animals Get a Legal Voice in Court

    Many states have victim’s advocates or child advocates, people in the judicial system who represent those affected by crime or abuse. Now, one state has created legal advocates for abused animals, an experiment being watched nationwide for signs of success. There are eight approved volunteer advocates across Connecticut — seven lawyers and a University of Connecticut law professor, working with...

  • judge Dec 26, 2019

    Charges Dropped, Again, Against Amtrak Engineer in Deadly Philadelphia Crash

    Involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges have once again been dropped against the Amtrak engineer at the controls during a deadly 2015 derailment in Philadelphia.

  • President Dec 17, 2019

    Parents of Deceased West Point Cadet Ask for Genetic Material

    West Point Cadet Peter Zhu was declared brain dead after suffering a spinal injury in a ski accident. Being the last male child in his family, his parents asked for a judge’s order to extract genetic material from his body to carry on the family name. Sergio Quintana reports.

  • Congress Dec 9, 2019

    Documents to Be Released Could Reveal Whether Brett Kavanaugh Misled Congress in 2006

    New documents set to be released could reveal whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh misled Congress during his confirmation hearing for his job as a judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, something two Democratic senators accused him of in 2007, according to NBC News. While under oath in 2006, Kavanaugh said he wasn’t involved in creating a terrorism...

  • NBC Dec 1, 2019

    Librarians Need Restraining Orders Against Threatening, Violent Patrons

    Libraries are built for reading and research, and librarians are trained to help patrons find what they need. But staffers at San Diego city libraries are also coping with threats to their safety and occasional violence, according to court records and interviews. At least 16 city library department employees have asked judges for protection from unruly patrons, according to documents...

  • judge Dec 1, 2019

    Brazil's President Criticizes Leonardo DiCaprio Over Amazon Fires

    Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon this year. Bolsonaro’s remarks about the American actor were part of a wider government campaign against environmental nonprofit groups operating in Brazil. DiCaprio’s environmental organization Earth Alliance has pledged $5 million to...

  • Facebook Nov 28, 2019

    3 Hurt at Texas Chemical Plant Hit by 2 Massive Explosions

    Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. The blasts blew out windows and doors of nearby homes and prompted a mandatory evacuation of a 4-mile radius from the plant in Port Neches in Southeast Texas, about 80 miles east of Houston. Officials say they have no estimate for...

  • Donald Trump Nov 28, 2019

    Fired Navy Leader Highly Critical of Trump in SEAL Case

    Richard Spencer, who was fired at Navy secretary for his handling of a SEAL war crimes case championed by President Donald Trump, wrote Wednesday that the commander in chief “has very little understanding” of how the American military works. The extraordinary accusation came in an opinion piece published on The Washington Post’s website Wednesday evening, three days after he was...

  • judge Nov 27, 2019

    Legal Settlement Will Keep Confederate Statue Off UNC Campus

    The University of North Carolina announced Wednesday that a torn-down Confederate monument won’t return to campus under a legal agreement that hands over the “Silent Sam” statue to a group of Confederate descendants. The University of North Carolina System said in a news release that a judge approved a settlement giving possession of the monument to the Sons of Confederate...

  • judge Nov 27, 2019

    Judge Puts Brief Hold on McGahn Testimony Order

    The federal judge who ruled that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a House subpoena for his testimony put her ruling on a brief hold Wednesday. Such holds, known as administrative stays, are often issued to give lawyers a change to file their appeals, NBC News reported. U.S. District Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson said her order “should...

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2019

    On the Thanksgiving Menu: Turkey, With a Side of Impeachment

    Some people heading to Thanksgiving gatherings predict it’s not just the turkey that will get roasted. Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment. Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting up heated holiday debates in households with a taste for politics. Bryan Wright, of Cincinnati, said “impeachment will definitely come up”...

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2019

    US Judge Bars Trump's Health Insurance Rule for Immigrants

    A U.S. judge in Oregon on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction blocking a Trump administration proclamation that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon said in a written opinion that the proclamation could not take effect while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality makes its way through the courts....

  • judge Nov 27, 2019

    Bangladesh Sentences 7 Militants to Death in Cafe Attack

    A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death Wednesday for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 people, mostly foreigners. Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh group guilty of various charges including planning the attack, making bombs and murder. An...

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