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President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling deadline at Martha's Table in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14, 2013, as the crisis over a US government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff continues into the third week of the shutdown. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Advances Third Nominee to Key Appeals Court

The Senate on Thursday advanced a key judicial nominee of President Barack Obama, an appointment that would complete a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s second most powerful court.

01/09/2014

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D.C. Superior Court Adds 2 New Magistrate Judges

Two new magistrate judges have been appointed to serve on the D.C. Superior Court.

12/24/2013

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Judge Denies Injunction in Va. Voter Lawsuit

A federal judge has rejected a request from Virginia Democrats who want the State Board of Elections to reinstate nearly 40,000 voters who were recently purged from the voter rolls.

10/18/2013

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Judge Hears Motion Seeking To Dismiss Capital Case

A judge will again hear arguments seeking to toss out capital murder charges against an alleged northern Virginia drug dealer whose initial death sentence was overturned on accusations of prosecutorial misconduct.

12/11/2012

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Judge Orders Tobacco Companies To Say They Lied About Dangers Of Smoking

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and that disclose smoking’s health effects, including the death on average of 1,200 people a day.

11/27/2012

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Judge Orders GPS Monitoring For ‘Joker’

A judge has ordered GPS monitoring for a Maryland man accused of calling himself a “joker” while phoning in a threat to his workplace.

08/31/2012

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Obama Lawyers Look To Stop Dem Website From Selling Campaign’s ‘O’ Logo

Lawyers for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign are going to court in Washington to ask a judge to stop a website from selling T-Shirts, bumper stickers and buttons with the campaign’s signature “O” logo.

07/09/2012

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Judge Tosses Out Drunken Driving Charges Against Former FAA Head

A judge on Thursday tossed out drunken driving charges against the former head of the Federal Aviation Administration after seeing video of the traffic stop and ruling that the officer had no legitimate reason to stop the driver.

05/10/2012

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Judge Blocks Importation Of Drug Used For Lethal Injections

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the importation of a drug used in executions on grounds the Food and Drug Administration ignored the law in allowing it into this country.

03/27/2012

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Cops: Man Tries To Carjack Judge In Court Parking Lot

Richmond authorities arrest a man they say attempted to carjack a judge in the court’s parking lot.

12/09/2011

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