New Faces of Justice: Nevada County Grand Jury Sworn In for 2024-2025 Term

NEVADA CITY, Calif. — In an official ceremony held at the Board of Supervitors Chamber today, Judge Scott Thomsen administered the oath to the new members of the Nevada County Grand Jury. This event marks the beginning of the 2024-2025 session, with several jurors returning to serve their community for a second consecutive year. The role of the Grand Jury, an essential component of governmental oversight, involves the examination of all county and city operations, ensuring efficient governance and the proper handling of public funds. This panel plays a critical role in maintaining transparency and … Read more

John I. LaMancuso Sworn in as Jamestown City Court Judge, Carrying on Family Legacy

JAMESTOWN, NY – John I. LaMancuso was recently sworn in as the new Jamestown City Court Judge, succeeding his father, John L. LaMancuso, who served in the role for 30 years. The oath of office was administered by the outgoing judge himself in a private ceremony at City Court on New Year’s Eve. The event was attended by LaMancuso’s family, including his son Johnny F. LaMancuso, who held the family Bible for the swearing-in. Also present were LaMancuso’s mother, Kathleen LaMancuso, his in-laws, Guy and Ellen Ditonto, and City Court Judge George Panebianco. Expressing his … Read more

Shreveport City Court Judge Sheva M. Sims Sworn In as Chief Judge, Paving the Way for New Era of Justice

Shreveport, Louisiana – Sheva M. Sims, a judge at Shreveport City Court, will be officially installed as the chief judge on Wednesday at 4 p.m. The ceremony will take place at Courtroom 1, located at 1244 Texas Avenue in Shreveport. Following the installation, a reception will be held to celebrate the occasion. Sims, who has served as the elected representative for Election District 2, Division D since 2011, was re-elected in both 2014 and 2020. She ran unopposed for her most recent term, which will end on December 31, 2026. Prior to her stint on … Read more