Federal Judge Dismisses Giuliani’s Bankruptcy Case, Greenlights Creditor Actions to Recover Multi-Million Dollar Debts

NEW YORK – A federal judge in New in York dismissed Rudy Giuliani’s bankruptcy filing on Friday, a move that exposes the former New York City mayor to potential asset seizures by creditors who have won significant legal claims against him. The decision allows proceedings against Giuliani to advance, including attempts by two Georgia election workers, Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss, who previously won a $148 million defamation lawsuit against Giuliani for falsely accusing them of electoral fraud during the 2020 presidential election. Judge Sean Lane of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District … Read more

97-Year-Old Federal Judge Battles Suspension Amid Fitness Inquiry, Vows to Continue Legal Fight

Washington, D.C. – Judge Pauline Newman, 97, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, has faced a legal setback after a district court dismissed her lawsuit against the judicial oversight mechanisms questioning her mental fitness and ability to continue serving. Appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, Newman challenged the constitutionality of the procedures that led to her forced hiatus from judicial duties. The conflict arose after Newman declined to submit to a neurological examination, participate in a committee interview, or disclose her medical records, leading to her suspension for a year. … Read more

Disability Advocates Challenge Louisiana’s Latest Voting Laws, Citing Violations of Federal Rights

Baton Rouge, LA – A set of recently passed laws in Louisiana is raising significant concerns among disability rights advocates, who argue the legislation infringes upon the Voting Rights Commission standards and poses substantial obstacles for voters with disabilities. This controversy centers around two new statutes that, according to critics, complicate rather than facilitate the voting process for this vulnerable population. One law revises the protocol for mail-in ballots, requiring additional steps that could potentially disenfranchise those needing special accommodations. Another regulation restricts the use of absentee ballots, which have traditionally helped people with disabilities … Read more

Alaskan Federal Judge Resigns Amidst Abuse Allegations, Exposes Gaps in Judicial Clerk Protection Measures

Anchorage, Alaska — The resignation of U.S. District Judge Joshua Kindred, following allegations of abusive behavior toward his clerks, has spotlighted the ongoing concerns about the environment in which the judiciary’s most junior staffers work. Despite recent efforts to reinforce workplace protections, this high-profile case illustrates potential gaps in the safeguarding of these workers, as revealed in a Monday announcement of Kindred’s departure. Kindred, who served on the bench in Alaska, stepped down amid findings from an investigation that stretched over 18 months into reports of his misconduct towards his clerks. Though the specifics of … Read more