Category: Cases

Trump Games the Legal System but Will It Last?

by Sara Corcoran, Courts Monitor Publisher (Originally published in CityWatch LA, 12/2/19) DC DISPATCH-In a normal judicial proceeding, when the Court speaks, it does so through orders. A court order is a command issued by a judge. If a judge… Read More

Ten former NFL players charged by the Justice Department

According to a report by The Washington Post, “After an FBI investigation, the Justice Department filed charges Wednesday morning in the Eastern District of Kentucky against Robert McCune, John Eubanks, Tamarick Vanover, Ceandris Brown, James Butler, Frederick Bennett,… Read More

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $10 million to two Ohio counties

Johnson & Johnson has reached a tentative settlement in Ohio in response to a federal lawsuit over the nation’s opioid epidemic, The Washington Post reports. The health-care giant will pay $10 million to Cuyahoga and Summit counties, Ohio,… Read More

Judge blocks new rules for detention of migrant children, parents

The Trump administration is barred by federal court order from enacting new rules aimed at detaining migrant children and their parents for longer periods of time. U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee issued the permanent injunction on Sept…. Read More

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to be heard in Sandy Hook case

According to the Hartford Courant, lawyers for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones went to the state Supreme Court Thursday “to challenge a court order in a case where families from Sandy Hook Elementary School are suing him, saying the radio… Read More