Judge’s Facebook Friendship

A circuit court improperly denied a father’s motion for reconsideration in a custody dispute, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin ruled, finding the judge’s Facebook friendship with the mother — and the timing of the friendship, content and context of their interactions on the platform, and the judge’s failure to disclose that friendship — constitutes a due process violation. 

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Ex-Watergate Prosecutors Say Flynn Case Shouldn’t Be Dismissed

Calling the request “extraordinary,” 16 former Watergate prosecutors cautioned the D.C. Circuit on Friday against forcing a federal judge to immediately dismiss the criminal case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Democrats Grill Fifth Circuit Nominee on Past Political Stances

A Mississippi state court judge nominated to a seat on the Fifth Circuit faced opposition from Senate Democrats on Wednesday for his partisan past, particularly his support of voter identification laws and criticism of the Affordable Care Act.

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Kavanaugh Protege Moves Closer to Taking DC Circuit Bench

Fifty-four days after Justin Walker fist-bumped Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at the new district judge’s investiture ceremony, the 37-year-old Kentuckian is racing toward a seat on the D.C. Circuit.

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