Biden Announces Diverse First Slate Of Judicial Nominees, Two In MarylandPresident Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled his first slate of judicial nominees, a racially diverse and mostly female field that is a sharp departure from the largely white and male picks during Donald Trump's administration.
Judge Says 2020 Census Must Continue For Another MonthA federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at month's end and suspended a year-end deadline for delivering the numbers needed to decide how many seats each state gets in Congress.
Lawsuit Seeks To Prevent Prosecutor From Keeping Blacks Off JuriesFour black voters and a branch of the NAACP sued a Mississippi prosecutor on Monday, asking a federal judge to order him to stop excluding African Americans from juries.
Trump's Travel Ban Watered Down By Another Court SetbackIn another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii further weakened the already-diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of U.S. family relationships that visitors from six Muslim-majority countries can use to get into the country.
Carroll County Will Comply With Judge's Prayer OrderThe battle over public prayer takes center stage in Carroll County, where a federal lawsuit is slamming the brakes on certain types of prayers at county commission meetings.
Former Metro Workers Sentenced In Va. For Thefts Two former Metro workers are going to prison for stealing more than $500,000 in coins and petty cash from farecard machines and using much of the money to buy lottery tickets.
Judge Denies Dismissal Of Military Recruiting Center Bomb Plot ChargesA federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss charges against a Baltimore man accused of plotting to bomb a military recruiting center.