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Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell was furious. The judge, who leads the Washington, D.C., trial court, last week was faced with deciding whether to agree with a magistrate judge in another district in allowing a man who broke into Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office to be released pending trial, or order his detention pending trial.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. federal courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @jacq_thomsen.

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Nate Robson

Nate Robson is the executive editor for The National Law Journal. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @Nate_Robson1.

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