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Jul 15, 2014

Conservatives blast Chris Christie ahead of Iowa trip

Judicial Crisis Network runs two online ads protesting Christie's judicial appointments...

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 25, 2014

Stephen Harper urged to apologize for spat with Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin

OTTAWA — An international legal body has cleared Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin in her efforts to communicate with Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government over a judicial appointment to her court last year, and slammed the prime minister for rem... #Stephen Harper #Geneva #Peter MacKay #Peter MacKay #Canada

Jul 28, 2014

Ralph Gants sworn in as chief justice of Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court

Gants, 59, replaces Justice Roderick Ireland, who retired Friday. Gants is known for his work providing equal access to justice for low-income individuals. BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick administered the oath of office on Monday to the new Chief Justice... #Massachusetts #Harvard University #William Weld #Cambridge University #Deval Patrick #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #New York (state) #Springfield, MA

Jul 27, 2014

Who is Who: Mihail Mikov, New Chair of Bulgarian Socialist Party

Mihail Mikov, the newly elected Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) , was born on June 16, 1960 in the northwestern town of Kula. He holds an MA in Law from the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski.” Mikov obtained specializations in human... #Bulgaria #Sergey Stanishev #Socialist Party

Jul 28, 2014

Outgoing Justice Minister Calls for Consensus on Priority Goals

Outgoing Justice Minister Zinaida Zlatanova has called on political parties to agree on a declaration listing the goals in the sphere of judicial reform in the next 7 years. Zlatanova and her colleagues at the Justice Ministry reported their achievem... #European Union #Bulgaria

Jul 25, 2014

Justices of the peace play vital role in courts — often without a law education

They preside over some of the heaviest legal caseloads in the country, ruling innocence or guilt as many as 60 times per day. For most Ontarians, a justice of the peace is the closest thing to a judge they will see. Yet, unlike a judge, no legal expe... #European Union #Bulgaria

Jul 23, 2014

Latest Obamacare Legal Knot Won't Be Easy To Untangle

By David Ingram NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - U.S. judges have their work cut out for them untangling a legal knot created on Tuesday when two federal appeals courts released conflicting rulings hours apart going to the heart of the role the federal ... #Washington, D.C. #Barack Obama #Richmond, VA #Virginia #Supreme Court of the United States

Jul 23, 2014

Massachusetts Probation Commissioner Edward Dolan: Reforms have freed probation hiring process from political influence

The final piece of a 2011 law aimed at curbing rampant political patronage at the Massachusetts Probation Department – a written test for job applicants – was finally put in place last month. BOSTON — The final piece of a 2011 law aimed at curbing ra... #Massachusetts #Deval Patrick #Scott Harshbarger #William Burke #U.S. Republican Party #Boston Globe #Probation Department
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