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Judge Halil Ozerden - Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Frequently reversed? A faux conservative? Judge Halil “Sul” Ozerden is getting hit hard from the right as a nominee to the Fifth Circuit.  As he is not guaranteed support from Democrats, it is an open question whether Ozerden can be confirmed.  1,476 more words

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Martin v. State (1944)

Liability for public drunk and disorderly behaviour under Alabama State law requires the defendant to display a willingness to appear so, while in this case the accused was found within the privacy of his own property at the time of arrest, thus the court was left explaining the process to those bringing charges. 231 more words

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Daniel Bress - Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Like fellow nominee Dan Collins, Daniel Bress is also a former clerk for the late Justice Antonin Scalia and also faces the joint opposition of home state senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris. 1,132 more words

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MANAFORT DISBARRED

The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has disbarred Paul J. Manafort, Jr., former chairman of President Trump’s presidential campaign.  Manafort pled guilty to conspiracy to obstruct justice by tampering with witnesses while on pre-trial release and conspiracy against the United States.  86 more words

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Persons who intervene to prevent violence against women, children have no liability – Court of Appeals

Can a government official or employee or a police officer or even a private individual be held criminally, civilly or administratively liable when he or she intervenes, within the scope of the law, to ensure the safety of victims in cases involving violence against women and children? 956 more words

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Kenneth Lee - Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Jenner & Block Partner Kenneth Lee is President Trump’s first nonwhite nominee to the Ninth Circuit.  He has drawn strong opposition based largely on college writings that lay out controversial views. 1,007 more words

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TRIBUNAL ADJOURNS HEARING SUITS CHALLENGING BUHARI’S VICTORY

Nigeria – The chairman of the Tribunal and President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has adjourned hearing all applications emanating from the Hope Democratic Party’s petition and others challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election. 514 more words