April 24, 2024

Judge Merchan Gags Donald Trump in New York Criminal Case

Elizabeth Williams via AP Judge Juan Merchan, who is overseeing former President Donald Trump’s criminal case in Manhattan, issued a gag order against the 45th president on Tuesday. The order from the New York State Supreme Court for New York County – the county trial court – justice bars Trump from speaking publicly about witnesses and

FNC’s Turley: Trump Likely Won’t Get Judge Removed, Actions of Adult Child Not Relevant

Fox News legal analyst Jonathan Turley said Wednesday on “Americas Newsroom” that it was not likely Judge Juan Merchan woukd be removed from former President Donald Trump’s New York hush money trial over the judge’s daughter once working as a political consultant for a Democratic client. Host Dana Perino said, “Does the Trump team have standing

Judge Aileen Cannon Rejects Trump Request to Dismiss Documents Case

U.S. District Court Judge Aileen Cannon denied former President Donald Trump’s request to dismiss the documents case in a ruling on Thursday. Trump’s team had argued that the Presidential Records Act takes priority over the Espionage Act when it came to highly classified documents he took to Mar-a-Lago after he left office, but Cannon rejected

Jury Questionnaire for Trump’s Hush Money Criminal Trial Released by Judge

A seven-page juror questionnaire was released by the judge overseeing former President Donald Trump’s upcoming criminal trial in Manhattan. Judge Juan Merchan released a questionnaire on Monday, consisting of 42 questions he will ask jurors as part of the process of selecting the jury for the trial, according to ABC News. The trial, which begins

Reports: Judge in Trump’s Bank Fraud Trial Receives Bomb Threat

A bomb threat was made at the home of the judge overseeing the Donald Trump bank fraud case in New York, according to multiple reports Thursday. The Daily Beast reports bomb squad members rushed to Justice Arthur F. Engoron’s house on Long Island, citing a reliable source with knowledge of the situation. The source told the

‘I Don’t Succumb to Fear’: Jewish Miss Universe Judge Received Death Threats After Debating Palestinian Activist

‘I Don’t Succumb to Fear’: Jewish Miss Universe Judge Received Death Threats After Debating Palestinian Activist Thomas Concordia/Getty Images for New York Swim Week A Miss Universe judge who is Jewish claims her life was threatened after debating a Palestinian activist during an appearance on Piers Morgan Uncensored in October. Emily Austin is a journalist

CNN: Hunter Would Have Resolved Felony Charges Carrying Prison with Misdemeanor if Judge Didn’t Ask Questions

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Source,” CNN Senior Justice Correspondent Evan PĂ©rez and CNN Senior Legal Analyst Elie Honig noted that Hunter Biden would have been able to resolve his tax issues “with a simple misdemeanor deal” until the judge “asked him very, frankly, appropriate questions” and now he’s “into felony territory. It’s much

Colorado Judge Rules Trump Must Appear on Ballot

A Colorado district court judge ruled Friday that Donald Trump must be placed on the ballot in the 2024 presidential contest. Judge Sarah Wallace, appointed in 2022 by Democrat Gov. Jared Polis, ruled that Trump did engage in insurrection on January 6, 2021, but was not an officer of the United States as defined by the

Judge Orders ‘Rust’ Producers to Hand Over Documents that Company Fears May Be Used to Prosecute Alec Baldwin

A New Mexico judge has ordered that the producers of the western film Rust hand over documents that counsel fears could be used for further charges against Alec Baldwin, siding with prosecutors who say the film company obstructed the investigation of the 2021 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. In a hearing this Friday, Rust Movie Productions

Judge Shot and Killed Outside Home in Gun-Controlled Maryland

Washington County Circuit Court Associate Judge Andrew Wilkinson was shot outside his Hagerstown, Maryland, home on Thursday and died later in the day at the hospital. The BBC reported that police believe 52-year-old Wilkinson was targeted because of an ongoing custody battle. He was shot multiple times, and police found him lying in the driveway.

Ivanka Trump must testify at father’s civil trial in New York, judge rules

A judge in New York has ruled Friday that Ivanka Trump must take the stand as a witness in the civil case brought against her father, brothers and the Trump Organization – their family business. The ruling comes after Ivanka Trump was dismissed as a defendant in the case in June. New York Attorney General […]

Judge orders new trials for men convicted of upstate NY woman’s 1993 murder

A judge has ordered new trials for Brian Lorenz and James Pugh, who were convicted of murdering Tonawanda, New York, resident Deboral Meindl in 1993. The judge, Erie County state Supreme Court Justice Paul Wojtaszek, did not, however, lend credibility to sensational claims that Richard Matt, who made headlines for an ill-fated prison escape in […]

Abandoned vehicle belonging to suspected killer of Maryland judge found: ‘Just a matter of time’

Authorities on Saturday found a silver Mercedes they say was driven by the suspect wanted for killing Maryland Circuit Court Judge Andrew Wilkinson. Officials confirmed during a press conference Saturday that a resident discovered the vehicle driven by Pedro Argote, the suspected killer of Judge Wilkinson, in a wooded and remote area around 11 a.m., […]

Donald Trump Called on ‘Democrat Operative’ Judge in New York Fraud Case to Be ‘Disbarred’

Former President Donald Trump said New York Judge Arthur Engoron, the presiding judge over New York Attorney General Letitia James’ civil fraud case against the former president, is a “democrat operative” and called on him to be “disbarred.” Monday marked the first day of James’ civil fraud trial against Trump, a case expected to last

Federal Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Colorado Gun Control

Joe Raedle/Getty Images United States District Court Chief Judge Philip A. Brimmer issued a preliminary injunction Monday against the new minimum firearm purchase age of 21 in Colorado, citing the NYSRPA v. Bruen (2022) decision. The case, RMGO v. Polis, was brought by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners (RMGO) on behalf of itself and two private citizens.

Judge Declines to Silence Trump, But Bars Comment on Witness Testimony

Seth Wenig, Pool / Associated Press Judge Tanya Chutkin ruled Friday in Washington, D.C., that former President Donald Trump will be allowed to comment on his case publicly, but will not be allowed to comment on witnesses or to reveal witness testimony, including videos and transcripts. The protective order largely rejected Special Counsel Jack Smith’s

Federal judge in Maryland temporarily blocks part of new state law restricting where gun owners can carry

A federal judge in Maryland on Friday temporarily blocked part of a new state law that would restrict where gun owners can carry.  U.S. District Judge George Russell III, an Obama appointee, ruled the state can’t ban guns in places where alcohol is sold, on private property without permission of the owner or at public […]

Judge: Donald Trump’s Georgia Trial Will Be Televised, Live-Streamed

Former President Donald Trump’s criminal trial in Fulton County, Georgia, will be televised and live-streamed on the internet, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee announced Thursday. McAfee will also allow reporters to use their computers and cell phones inside the courtroom so long as they are not used to record the trial. McAfee’s announcement is aligned

Judge Rules NYC Must Reinstate 10 Teachers After Refusing Coronavirus Vaccine

Judge Rules NYC Must Reinstate 10 Teachers After Refusing Coronavirus Vaccine ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images Ten employees terminated by officials with the New York City Department of Education for refusing to take the Chinese coronavirus vaccine must be reinstated, a New York judge said Wednesday, adding they must also be given their backpay. State

‘AGT’ judge Heidi Klum shares why she never gives her kids love advice

“America’s Got Talent” judge Heidi Klum is a proud parent to her four children. However, when it comes to love advice, Heidi lets her kids figure it out on their own. “I feel like I have not given them advice on love. No one has really come to me and asked too much about advice, […]

Biden-Appointed Judge Blocks New Mexico Governor’s Concealed Carry Ban

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images/Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images U.S. District Judge David Herrera Urias, a Joe Biden appointee, issued a temporary restraining order against New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s (D) concealed carry ban Wednesday afternoon. Breitbart News reported that Grisham’s ban took effect September 8, 2023, prohibiting open and concealed carry

Hunter Biden criminal tax case assigned to Trump-appointed judge in Delaware

A Trump-appointed judge will preside over Hunter Biden’s federal criminal tax case in Delaware, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge Maryellen Noreika will preside over the case as the first son enters into a plea deal on two misdemeanor federal tax charges. Former President Trump appointed Noreika to her position in 2017. […]

Gov Huckabee Sanders fires back at Obama-appointed judge blocking ban on sex change treatments for kids

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, R-Ark., fumed over a federal judge “pushing a political agenda at the expense of our kids” after he blocked her ban on controversial sex change treatments for children. Judge James M. Moody Jr., a senior district judge appointed by former President Obama, recently struck down the Save Adolescents From Experimentation (SAFE) […]

Judge Temporarily Blocks South Carolina’s 6-Week Abortion Restriction

Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images A judge on Friday temporarily blocked South Carolina’s six-week abortion restriction until the state Supreme Court reviews the law.  South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman granted a temporary restraining order against the restriction in a lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, the Greenville Women’s Clinic, and two physicians.

Blue Jays pitcher on Aaron Judge controversy: ‘I was kind of tipping the pitch’

The cheating allegations the New York Yankees faced over the course of the week seemed to be completely nixed as Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jay Jackson admitted he was tipping pitches during a game. The tiff started Monday night when Blue Jays broadcasters wondered why Aaron Judge was glancing over toward his bench before a […]

This was a great ruling by Louisiana District Federal Judge Terry Doughty blocking Biden federal agencies censorship of views opposed to those of the regime.

  Court Blocks Government Censorship of Social Media A federal judge in Louisiana ruled yesterday in Missouri v. Biden that the Biden Administration “likely” violated the First Amendment free speech rights of Americans by suppressing and censoring social media posts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The judge issued a sweeping preliminary injunction barring numerous federal agencies and officials, including the entire […]

Judge Delays Start of Dominion-Fox News Trial 24 hours

April 17 (UPI) — A Delaware judge overseeing a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems against Fox News pushed the start of the trial 24 hours late Sunday. The highly anticipated trial, which was set to begin Monday with jury selection, was delayed until Tuesday, Judge Eric Davis told UPI in a

CNN Guest Says Trump-Appointed Judge Should ‘Voluntarily’ Step Aside

A former federal prosecutor said Wednesday that United States District Court Judge Aileen Cannon should “voluntarily recuse” herself from the criminal case involving former President Donald Trump. “If I were Judge Cannon, I would voluntarily recuse myself,” former federal prosecutor Michael Zeldin said on “CNN News Central.” “I don’t think she needs this. Two and

Yavapai County judge arrested on suspicion of extreme DUI

Yavapai County Superior Court officials were continuing to gather information Tuesday about Judge CelĂ© Hancock’s arrest on suspicion of extreme DUI last weekend. Prescott police said Hancock was arrested Sunday afternoon after they got a call about a possibly impaired driver. They said Hancock was parked outside a grocery store before driving off and was […]

Federal judge strikes down Minnesota law banning 18-20-year-olds from obtaining gun permits

A federal judge on Friday struck down a Minnesota law that prohibits adults age 18-20 from obtaining permits to carry handguns in public.  Assisted by gun-rights advocacy groups, three individuals who were under 21 challenged a 2003 state law that enacted an age requirement to apply for a permit to carry a pistol. They argued […]

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