Judges Sue Social Security Administration Over Case 'Quotas'The union representing Social Security's administrative law judges is suing the agency, claiming judges are forced to decide more than 500 cases a year, a standard that sometimes results in benefits that would otherwise be denied if judges had more time to review evidence.
Group of D.C. Judges Seeks to Unionize for First Time A group of District of Columbia judges is seeking to organize as a union and says it's facing resistance from Mayor Vincent Gray's administration.
Sept. 11 Judge Rules On Censor But Little Else The second round of pretrial hearings in the Sept. 11 case sputtered to a close Thursday with the judge ordering the government to remove censorship equipment from the courtroom at the U.S. base in Cuba but little progress on fundamental legal issues that must be resolved before the long-stalled case can go to trial.
Study: United States Judges' Criminal Caseloads Vary WidelyFederal judges across the nation are shouldering criminal caseloads that vary widely in size, sometimes even among judges in the same courthouse, according to a study released Sunday.