Judge


A Replacement of Supreme Importance

The fight over choosing the successor to retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has already flared into a conflagration engulfing Republicans and Democrats and portends the coming midterm elections which…

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Texting Scandal Prompts New Rules for Judges

The Israeli judiciary has adopted a new set of rules for interaction between judges and law enforcement officials in the wake of a scandal involving collusion revealed in text messaging…

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Judge Jails Paul Manafort Ahead of Trial

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, was ordered into custody Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges. The move by…

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Judge Candidate Dies One Day After Primary Victory

  A 43-year-old Kentucky lawyer running for judge collapsed and died the day after he won a four-way primary election in Louisville. Danny Alvarez was described as “a true public…

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Judge: President Can’t Block Critics on Twitter

President Donald Trump violates the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan…

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Top Judge Blasts ‘Unprecedented Assault’ on Judiciary

While coalition parties moved forward uncertainly on the High Court override bill, Court president Esther Hayut on Monday unlimbered the heavy artillery with a full-throated denunciation. “The judicial branch is…

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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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