Kavanaugh accuser has reportedly received death threats and is in hiding

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who alleges Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party more than 30 years ago, has reportedly received death threats, hired private security, and had to move out of her home as a…

Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Steps Forward

President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, said he was willing to talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee about accusations from a woman who said he sexually assaulted her while they were teenagers in high school. Judge Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, is…

Brett Kavanaugh has a pattern of implausible claims about sexual misconduct

This will be a story about Alex Kozinski, the disgraced former federal judge that Supreme Court nominee for whom Brett Kavanaugh clerked. Yet it is also a story about Kavanaugh himself. It is a story about Kavanuagh’s repeated denials that he ever witnessed Kozinski “engaging in…

Federal judge rules Betsy DeVos’ delay of student protections was illegal

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that actions taken by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to stall protections for defrauded students were illegal. The Obama-era rule in question allows students who were defrauded by their colleges to receive student loan forgiveness. For-profit colleges, in particular, have been…

Judge cites ‘Groundhog Day’ in scathing ruling against Florida for violating Voting Rights Act

A federal judge quoted the movie Groundhog Day when ruling Friday that 32 counties across Florida violated the Voting Rights Act by denying Puerto Ricans  — displaced by Hurricane Maria and now living in Florida — access to Spanish-language ballots. In the opening line of…

More than 400 migrant children still separated from families in slow-moving reunification process

It’s been more than two months since a federal judge told the Trump administration to reunite all the families it separated as part of its failed “zero tolerance” immigration policy. And yet, according to a new court filing on Thursday, 416 children are still separated…

Judge finds Republican campaign staffers tied to ‘out-and-out fraud’ in Virginia ballot case

A judge in Richmond, Virginia found “out-and-out fraud” in ballot petition signatures that were submitted by the campaign staff for Republican incumbent Rep. Scott Taylor on behalf of left-leaning independent Shaun Brown. Circuit Judge Gregory Rupe ordered Brown off the ballot at a hearing on Wednesday,…

The single most important issue in Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s bid to join the Supreme Court enters its theatrical stage on Tuesday, when his confirmation hearing begins. Kavanaugh will spend his week being intermittently praised by Republican senators and dodging questions from Democratic senators. It’s a process that, in Justice Elena Kagan’s…

Judge strikes down Trump executive orders in huge win for federal unions

A judge on Saturday struck down key parts of the executive orders President Donald Trump signed in May that would make it easier to fire federal workers. U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ruled Trump’s actions would “impair the ability of agency officials to bargain…

Judge in Paul Manafort Trial Gets Death Threats, US Marshals Protection

–Judge TS Ellis, who is presiding over Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort’s trial, claims he has received death threats for his role in the case, and is now under the protection of US Marshals https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/08/17/manafort-trial-judge-threats-no-jury-names-schneider-nr-vpx.cnn https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/17/judge-in-paul-manafort-trial-said-hes-been-threatened.html https://nypost.com/2018/08/17/manafort-judge-getting-threats-wont-release-jurors-names/ -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow…