White House Lawyer Mum on Mueller Before Senate Panel

The White House lawyer nominated for a seat on the D.C. Circuit declined to tell Senate Democrats on Tuesday what advice he gave to the president on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Trump’s Texas Judicial Nominees Not Without Controversy

With 11 judicial openings in its federal courts and a crushing caseload, Texas desperately needs to fill those seats. President Donald Trump has nominated five candidates, including two who will be grilled by the U.S. Senate about their work for a religious advocacy law firm.

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Judge Files Free-Speech Suit Over Ban From Execution Cases

An Arkansas judge whose participation in an anti-death penalty rally led to his lifetime ban from hearing capital-punishment cases sued the state’s high court Thursday, claiming its seven justices violated his rights to free speech.

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