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Race and the death penalty collide in Colorado

Denver District Judge John Madden IV was, of course, correct this week when he advised jurors who'd just convicted Dexter Lewis of five murders at...

...Goodell decided to hear the appeal himself and upheld the penalty. Both sides went to federal court, and U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told the sides to work out a settlement. To encourage them, he ordered both Brady and Goodell to...
Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed a bid to undermine the agency's proposal to protect parts of the Bristol Bay region from development.U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments on EPA's motion to dismiss last week and dismissed parts of the lawsuit in a...
High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...Schaerr's view, only the clerks in Alameda and Los Angeles counties are bound by the 2010 injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker. A Supreme Court ruling rejecting a constitutional right to marry for same-sex couples would "free...
Judge won't block plan to kill cormorants to save salmon the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Corps said Wildlife Services will manage the killing. The plan also calls for destroying 26,000 nests on East Sand Island. The decision came Friday from U.S. District Judge Michael Simon.
Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits

...contribution limits."The issue is a very new issue. This is the first decision of its kind," Bopp said.U.S. District Judge Charles Lovell of Helena used the pre-Citizens United standard in determining there was a state interest for Montana's...
Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

...bombing victims to move on with their lives without having to read about years of death penalty appeals. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. will formally impose the sentence at a later date during a hearing in which bombing victims...
Kenai man, a former Pa. judge, pleads guilty in missing cocaine case

...moved to Alaska in June 2012 after 28 years as a judge - 15 years in Common Pleas court and 13 years as a magisterial district judge, which is similar to a justice of the peace in many other states. Pozonsky's exit came about a month after President...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...lawsuit alleging federal regulators were in cahoots with opponents of a proposed Alaska mine can proceed.U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments in the case filed by Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental...
Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

...Greenpeace USA activists from endangering company workers and themselves.An attorney for Greenpeace told U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason that Shell's request would usurp the maritime authority Congress gave to the Coast Guard and harm...


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