Texas Judge Faces Removal Request Amid Intense Foster Care System Litigation

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — In a tense courtroom showdown, U.S. District Judge Janis Jack grilled top Texas child welfare officials, marking a peak in a long-standing battle over the state’s handling of its foster care system. The case, rooted in a class action lawsuit dating back to 2011, scrutinizes the care provided to thousands of children removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. Judge Jack, who has presided over this sprawling litigation since 2011, has been a dominant figure in overseeing the reform of Texas’s foster care. Appointed to senior status in 2010, … Read more

Elon Musk Calls for Removal of Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Amidst Free Speech Concerns

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and owner of X (formerly known as Twitter), has called for the removal of Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Alexandre de Moraes. In a series of tweets on Sunday, Musk accused the judge of blocking accounts suspected of spreading disinformation and betraying the Brazilian constitution and its people. Musk went on to demand Moraes’ resignation or impeachment. This conflict between Musk and the judge stems from Moraes’ threat to “cut off access” to X, which Musk acquired in 2022. Musk’s criticism of Judge Moraes is not without … Read more

Embattled Shelby County Judge Melissa Boyd Resigns Amidst Controversy and Removal Hearing

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Melissa Boyd, who has faced numerous controversies during her time on the bench, has submitted a resignation letter, indicating her desire to step down from her position immediately. This news comes just a day after it was reported that Boyd sought to retire at the end of May. The long-awaited removal hearing before the Tennessee General Assembly, scheduled for Thursday, will likely be canceled now that Boyd has chosen to resign. According to Boyd’s attorney, Brain Faughnan, the judge has expressed her willingness to move up the … Read more

Cook County Judge Orders Removal of Donald Trump’s Name from Republican Primary Ballot, Pending Appeal

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Former President Donald Trump’s name has been ordered to be removed from the Republican primary ballot in Illinois by Cook County Judge Tracie Porter. However, the order has been stayed until Friday to allow for an appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. In a detailed decision, Judge Porter stated that the Illinois State Board of Elections had reached the wrong conclusion when rejecting a petition by five Illinois voters who objected to Trump’s candidacy. The objectors argued that Trump’s involvement in the January 6th assault on the U.S. Capitol constituted an “insurrection,” … Read more