Tag: Rocket Docket

Obama’s ‘Rocket Docket’ Policy Comes Under Scrutiny

The so-called “rocket docket” policy of the Obama administration is coming under fire for lack of judicial training and for allowing non-judges to determine which cases get priority, according to four attorneys’ groups. The Courthouse News is reporting… Read More

AP: Immigration Court Backup Tops 400,000 cases

With more than 75,000 new cases over the past 12 months, the backlog of pending deportation cases in federal immigration courts has topped 400,000, reports the Associated Press. Citing an analysis released by the Transactional Records Access Clearing,… Read More

Immigration ‘Rocket Docket’ Raises Ire In S.F.

Local officials in San Francisco are raising issues with the Department of Justice “rocket docket” for unaccompanied Central American minors who were caught or surrendered to authorities at the U.S. border. The San Francisco Bay Guardian newspaper is… Read More