Category: Community

‘Dreamers’ could see fate resolved by Supremes

The future of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, will become clearer as federal courts wrestle with the Obama-era initiative to shield young immigrants from deportation. And the U.S. Supreme Court may end the controversy once… Read More

Judicial seats go unfilled, creating pressure on district courts

A judicial seat in Reno, Nev., has been declared a “judicial emergency,” part of a trend of lower district court seats going unfilled, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on Aug. 3. “Senate Republicans are confirming President Donald Trump’s… Read More

California courts react to #MeToo Movement with rule changes

The #MeToo Movement swept California courts this spring, as the judiciary adopted rule changes requiring the disclosure of financial agreements related to complaints of sexual harassment and discrimination. On May 24, the California courts website reported, “The Judicial… Read More

Sara Corcoran interviews Alan Lowenthal, United States Congressman for California’s 47th District.

Just published is Courts Monitor publisher Sara Corcoran’s interview with Alan Lowenthal, United States Congressman for California’s 47thDistrict. “I have the largest Cambodian community in the country, one of the largest Vietnamese American communities, and a large LGBTQ community…. Read More