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National Law Journal

GOP Senators Grill Judicial Nominee Over Articles Touching on Political Topics

Republicans questioned Noёl Wise—a state court judge who is the White House's choice to serve on the Northern District of California federal bench—over her writings, which some argued veered into political commentary.
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New York Law Journal

'Not Wholly Without Merit': Judge Allows Subpoena of Attorney Who 'Boasted' of Alleged Ex Parte Talk

Justice Arthur Engoron said the lawyer's "extraordinary claims to the media" opened the door to his decision.
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Texas Lawyer

Judge's Girlfriend Recants on Assault Charge: Suspension Lifted

Prosecutors contended that probable cause existed, but the motion to dismiss states "insufficient evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt" because the complainant was uncooperative.
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Daily Report Online

A New Judge Has Risen to the Bench: Meet Gov. Kemp's Latest Pick

Appointed Judge John B. Cunningham is set to serve Coweta County constituents on the State Court bench.
3 minutes read

Daily Business Review

Douglas Leifert, Jean Marie Middleton and Lourdes Casanova Want Your Vote for Palm Beach Judge

Get to know the attorneys seeking a place on the Palm Beach County Court.
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Texas Lawyer

'Babe': Judge Sanctioned After Sexually Harassing Fellow Jurist

The judge testified he was never informed that using such sexually charged words toward women made them feel sexually harassed.
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Law.com

Limitations of Generative AI in Civil Jury Trials

"Generative AI, despite its many advantages, falls short in the nuanced, adaptive, and human-centric world of civil jury trials," writes James Yoon.
6 minutes read

National Law Journal

Biden Moves Swiftly to Formally Nominate US Judge in Phila. After Pratter's Death

"Judge [Gail] Weilheimer has served the people of Southeastern Pennsylvania for decades, bringing to the table a wealth of experience ranging from the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office to Abington Township Commissioner to the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas," Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania, said of President Biden's judicial nominee to replace deceased U.S. District Judge Pratter.
3 minutes read

New York Law Journal

NY Judge Accepts Censure Over 'Petty' Email Exchanges That Undermined Clerk

It is inconsistent "for a judge to stoke rather than quell dissension among court staff," said counsel to the commission.
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National Law Journal

Court Tosses Judge Newman's Constitutional Challenge to Judicial Misconduct Law

Pauline Newman failed to show the statute is unconstitutional "in all of its applications" since it gives committees investigatory powers that fall outside the Fourth Amendment, such as interviewing court employees, U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper ruled.
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