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Federal judge’s son killed in home attack

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/20/20, 04:11 am

Daniel Anderl, the 20-year-old son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas, answered the door to their home in New Jersey on Sunday when a gunman in a FedEx uniform shot and killed him. The gunman also wounded her husband, defense lawyer Mark Anderl, in the attack, said U.S. Chief District Judge Freda Wolfson. Salas was unharmed.

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Appeals court orders judge to drop Flynn case

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/24/20, 02:24 pm

WASHINGTON—U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan had decided to continue holding hearings in the criminal case of Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, even after the Department of Justice moved to drop the charges against him. A panel of judges with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia sided with Flynn in a 2-1 ruling on Wednesday.

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Reshaping the courts

Judiciary | Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have made court appointments a high priority, and their work is showing results
by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/21/20, 12:24 pm

Terrisa Bukovinac barely made it to the hearing in time. After spending the day in Sacramento delivering 19,000 letters to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office (the letters opposed an abortion-expansion law), she and her assistant hopped on a Greyhound back to San Francisco.

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