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Judge Poznansky-Katz Suspended

Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz, who was accused of collusion with a government lawyer in one of the investigations of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, was suspended on…

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Arab Judge Withdraws from High Court Nomination

A prominent Arab judge who had been recommended for Israel’s High Court bowed out on Sunday, citing the low probability that he would be appointed, since the “Arab seat” is…

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An Encouraging If Limited Ruling in California

A Southern California bakery can continue, at least for now, to refuse to bake wedding cakes for ceremonies that its owner considers incompatible with her religious convictions. That was the…

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Trump Judge Pick Who Drew Ridicule After Hearing Withdraws

A Trump judicial nominee whose inability to answer basic legal questions at his confirmation hearing brought him widespread ridicule has withdrawn, a White House official said Monday. Matthew Peterson, nominated…

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Senate Quickens Pace of Approving Trump Judicial Picks

One thing is definitely going right for U.S. President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress: they are steadily getting conservatives appointed as judges, advancing their long-held ambition…

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Judge Approves Jail-Letters Settlement in Kansas

A federal judge given the final go-ahead to a settlement in the lawsuit filed against the Wilson County sheriff over his jail’s policy of allowing inmates to receive and send…

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Martin Shkreli Has Bail Revoked, Heads to Jail

Former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli had his bail revoked and was headed to jail Wednesday while awaiting sentencing for a securities-fraud conviction. A judge heard arguments about whether the…

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