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Senator: Drop Nomination Of Controversial Judge President Barack Obama's controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party.
Federal Judge Orders IRS To Explain Lost EmailsA federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy.
Federal Judge Says Supreme Court Needs To 'STFU'Nebraska federal judge Richard George Kopf says the Hobby Lobby ruling has eroded trust in the Supreme Court.
Carroll County Will Comply With Judge's Prayer Order The Carroll County Commissioners say they'll reluctantly obey a federal judge's order barring them from starting their public meetings with sectarian prayers.
Judge Warns Government Against 'Trying To Hide' Immigrant Docs From ACLUA federal judge in New York judge is scolding the government for failing to give a civil rights group documents about thousands of immigrant detainees held for months or years.
Federal Judge Refuses To Block New Meat Industry Label Rules A federal judge has refused to block new rules that require the meat industry to include specific information about the origin of their products on labels. Industry groups say they'll continue fighting.
Armstrong Urges Federal Judge To Dismiss LawsuitLance Armstrong is urging a federal judge to dismiss the Justice Department's False Claims Act lawsuit against him, arguing that the claims are barred by the statute of limitations.
Fed Judge: Obama Administration Stance On Drone Suit 'Disconcerting' A federal judge finds "disconcerting" the Obama administration's position that courts have no role in a lawsuit over drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen.
Judge Upholds Law Meant To Keep Minors Out Of Porn A federal law requiring pornography producers to verify performers are at least 18 years of age withstood an industry challenge Thursday after a federal judge rejected arguments the measure imposes burdensome record-keeping requirements that chill free speech.
U.S. Judge In Microsoft Antitrust Case Dies At 76Thomas Penfield Jackson, who as a federal judge in Washington presided over a historic Microsoft antitrust case and the drug possession trial of former Mayor Marion Barry, has died.
Unpaid Internships in Jeopardy After Court Ruling Unpaid internships have long been a path of opportunity for students and recent grads looking to get a foot in the door in the entertainment, publishing and other prominent industries, even if it takes a generous subsidy from Mom and Dad.
Judge: Supreme Court Sign Ban Unconstitutional In a case that could end with the Supreme Court deciding how much free speech to allow on its own doorstep, a federal judge has thrown out a law barring processions and expressive banners on the Supreme Court grounds.
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