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Jun 26, 2014

Supreme Court sharply limits presidential power on recess appointments

The Supreme Court on Thursday greatly limited the ability of President Obama and future presidents to use recess appointments to circumvent congressional opposition to their judicial and executive nominees, ruling unanimously that Obama exceeded his ...

Jun 26, 2014

Supreme Court sharply limits presidential power on recess appointments

The Supreme Court on Thursday greatly limited the ability of President Obama and future presidents to use recess appointments to circumvent congressional opposition to their judicial and executive nominees, ruling unanimously that Obama exceeded his ...

Jul 02, 2014

6 nominated to fill judicial vacancy

The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announced Tuesday that six nominees have been submitted to Gov. Rick Scott for possible appointment to fill the County Court judicial vacancy...

Jul 08, 2014

Queensland chief justice under fire while sworn in behind closed doors

Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald says appointment of Tim Carmody will do irreversible damage to judicial independence Continue reading..... #Queensland, Australia #Campbell Newman #Australia

Jul 10, 2014

Federal Judge Orders IRS To Explain Lost Emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ordered the IRS Thursday to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to su... #U.S. Congress #Emmet G. Sullivan #U.S. Department of Justice

Jul 11, 2014

Judge orders IRS to explain loss of exemption chief's emails

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's Tea Party controversy. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to submit th... #Emmet Sullivan #U.S. Department of Justice #U.S. Congress

Jul 06, 2014

CASA seeks volunteers for Hot Spring County

— Tonya Lee and the children of Hot Spring County need a group of adults to volunteer for something difficult. All it takes, she said, is time and compassion. Lee, of Malvern, is the new program coordinator of the Court Appointed Special Advocates fo... #Emmet Sullivan #U.S. Department of Justice #U.S. Congress

Jul 02, 2014

Gov. Haslam makes appointment to 10th Judicial District

Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed Stephen Crump district attorney general for the 10th Judicial District... #Emmet Sullivan #U.S. Department of Justice #U.S. Congress

Jul 06, 2014

For Conservatives, courts are a tempting target in 2015 campaign: Tim Harper

For the federal Conservatives, the temptation to campaign against the courts in next year’s federal election must be overwhelming. This is a government determined to bring its brand of law and order to this country, whether it is cracking down on bog... #Emmet Sullivan #U.S. Department of Justice #U.S. Congress

Jul 01, 2014

Supreme Court Justices Sometimes Do Agree: Your Privacy Matters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge's approval before searching the cellphones of people they've arreste... #Massachusetts #John Roberts #Barack Obama #Elena Kagan #Sonia Sotomayor #National Security Agency