Category: Cases

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

California associate justice accused of sexually harassing colleague

An associate justice in the Second Appellate District faces accusations that he sexually harassed a colleague on the California bench, one of several alleged incidents being investigated by a judicial commission. The Commission on Judicial Performance at California… Read More

Judge challenges contract attorney fees in Wells Fargo case

A California judge has questioned contract attorney fees in a high-profile class action settlement involving Wells Fargo & Co. Judge Jon Tigar, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, challenged the fees, which were… Read More