Judicial appointments and nominations
Indian court appoints committee to run national Olympic body
Aug. 17, 2022 03:30 AM EDT
NEW DELHI (AP) — A court in India has appointed a committee to take over the running of the national Olympic committee and hold fresh elections within four months in...
CAS judges 'lacked anti-doping expertise' at Tokyo Olympics
By Graham Dunbar Jan. 21, 2022 06:31 AM EST
Supreme Court: Mortgage overseer structure unconstitutional
By Jessica Gresko Jun. 23, 2021 04:34 PM EDT
Michigan court asked to change dates to draw political maps
By Ed White Jun. 21, 2021 12:28 PM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — A clash over the Michigan Constitution hit the state's highest court Monday as a commission that must draw seats for Congress and the...
'Obamacare' survives: Supreme Court dismisses big challenge
By Mark Sherman Jun. 17, 2021 10:21 AM EDT
Selection process begins for Supreme Court succession
Jun. 17, 2021 12:01 AM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The selection process is underway to fill a vacancy on the New Mexico Supreme Court with the departure of Barbara Vigil at the end of...
Giuliani gets first shot at excluding materials from raids
By Larry Neumeister Jun. 16, 2021 04:33 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Rudolph Giuliani and his lawyers will get to designate which materials seized from him will be reviewed by a court-appointed expert reviewer to...
Editorial Roundup: Iowa
By The Associated Press Jun. 14, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Des Moines Register. June 11, 2021. Editorial: Stop messing around with congressional bipartisanship and move on infrastructure ...
Editorial Roundup: Florida
By The Associated Press Jun. 02, 2021 10:10 AM EDT
South Florida Sun Sentinel. June 1, 2021. Editorial: Diversity finds another enemy: The Florida Supreme Court In a...
Committee unanimously endorses Stanfill for chief justice
Jun. 01, 2021 03:30 PM EDT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The governor’s nominee for chief justice won praise Tuesday for her thoughtful decision making, commitment to justice and practical...
Conservatives push big issues to fore at Supreme Court
By Mark Sherman May. 18, 2021 01:42 PM EDT
Voters back bid to ban race discrimination in constitution
By Marc Levy May. 18, 2021 07:43 AM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters are backing a proposal to amend the state constitution to outlaw discrimination based on race and ethnicity, a...
Pittsburgh takes big step toward electing first Black mayor
May. 18, 2021 07:42 AM EDT
Pennsylvania's spring primary: ballot issues, judicial races
By Marc Levy May. 15, 2021 08:32 AM EDT
New circuit judge in Kanawha being sworn in next week
May. 13, 2021 04:32 AM EDT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia family court judge will be sworn in next week as a circuit judge, officials said. Family Court...
Judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case in blow to gun group
By Jake Bleiberg And Michael R. Sisak May. 11, 2021 05:50 PM EDT
Montana Legislature wraps up with $12B, two-year budget
By Amy Beth Hanson Apr. 29, 2021 07:03 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Legislature wrapped up its 2021 session Thursday having passed a $12 billion two-year budget, set a framework for spending $2...
Beshear challenges law shifting fair board appointment power
By Bruce Schreiner Apr. 19, 2021 05:14 PM EDT
Alaska court sides with Dunleavy in appointments dispute
By Becky Bohrer Apr. 08, 2021 05:13 PM EDT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Gov. Mike Dunleavy in ruling that the state constitution requires legislators to decide...
Group calls for oversight board after St. Louis jail revolt
Apr. 06, 2021 01:36 PM EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis community leaders on Tuesday filed a petition for a local judge to appoint an oversight board for city jails following the second...