US President Donald Trumps former attorney Michael Cohen arrives at US Federal Court in New York on December 12, 2018, where he is expected to be sentenced after pleading guilty to a number of charges. - The hour of judgment has come for Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal …

Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

A judge sentenced Trump’s ex-lawyer to three years in prison for crimes including tax evasion, making hush-money payments, and lying to Congress.

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Swamp Pushing Judge for Appeals Court, Could Cost Trump Historic Opportunity

Establishment politicians appear to be pushing President Trump to nominate a judge to the Fifth Circuit federal appeals court who could deflate the president’s base and deprive him of a historic opportunity to help make the Fifth Circuit the most conservative federal appellate court in the nation.

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2013, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to reporters in Phoenix, Ariz. The sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix has raised close to $10 million in his bid for a seventh term, a stunning collection of campaign riches for a local police race. Much …

Deep-State DOJ and Disqualified Judge Seek Jail Time for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Deep-state prosecutors at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) seek to throw 85-year-old Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio behind bars in a federal prosecution plagued by egregious violations of due process and federal law unless the new leadership at DOJ reconsiders the matter.

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Texas Criminal Court Judge Shot in Her Driveway

A felony criminal district court judge in Travis County, Texas, was shot outside her home last night. Judge Julie Kocurek is also a former prosecutor. It is unknown whether the shooting is related to her duties as a criminal judge or prosecutor.

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Judge’s Grenade at Court Spooks Bomb Squad

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge, whose identity was not released, found a hand grenade and brought it to the parking lot of a Torrance courthouse on Tuesday, sparking members of the sheriff’s bomb squad to arrive out of fear that the grenade might still be active.

Illegal Immigrants Detained by Border Patrol

Judge Rules US Cannot Hold Illegal Alien Kids/Moms in Prisons

Illegal alien children who cross the United States border with their mothers can no longer be held in detention centers supervised by the federal government and run by private operators, according to a decision by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee on Friday.

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Yee, Calderon Office Records Must Be Released, Judge Says

The Bay Area News Group (BANG) and the Los Angeles News Group (LANG) won their battle with the state legislature this week, as a Sacramento County judge ruled that former Democratic state Sens. Leland Yee and Ronald S. Calderon must make their meeting schedules, office calendars and assorted official records available to the public.

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Judge Orders 11-Year Vigil at Boston Church to End

On Friday, a Massachusetts judge denied a request from a non-profit group—which had been holding a continuous 24/7 vigil for almost 11 years at a church south of Boston—to suspend his order that they leave the property.

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Prisoner’s Sex Change Surgery Delay May Still Leave Taxpayers Footing the Bill

$100,000. That’s the prison’s estimated cost of the sex change operation California inmate Michelle-Lael Norsworthy demanded and was scheduled to receive in July before a Thursday court order delayed the first ever prison-paid procedure of its kind in California. But even if he’s released on parole, the taxpayers could still have the privilege of picking up the tab under Medi-Cal, says one bay area legal director.

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Judge: Child Rapist ‘Did Not Intend to Harm’

In one of the most shocking decisions in recent memory, a California judge reduced a child rapist’s sentence from a mandatory 25 years to 10, claiming that the longer sentence would constitute “cruel and unusual punishment.”

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Judge Orders State to Pay for Inmate’s Sex Change

On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco ruled that California’s corrections department must pay for an inmate’s sex change surgery, establishing a new precedent as no operation for an inmate has ever been ordered in the state.