When a federal judge in California ordered a stop to a key plank of President Trump’s immigration agenda, he revived a debate over the impartiality of the judiciary.
An experimental court in Buffalo steers opioid users into treatment instead of jail. The judge uses his own recovery story as an example.
In his year-end report on the state of the federal judiciary, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. addressed reports of sexual misconduct by an appeals court judge.
The ruling was a procedural step but an important one, paving the way for the Supreme Court to review the case.
The Justice Department rescinded 25 guidance documents dating back decades after Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that such documents circumvented the regulatory rule-making process.
Bias can creep in, but algorithms tend to increase fairness in the courts.