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Federal judge rebukes Trump attacks on courts

A federal district court judge took a broad, unprecedented swipe against President Donald Trump on Thursday, accusing his administration of launching a "great assault on our judiciary."

Zimbabwe spent thousands of dollars on judges' wigs

The Zimbabwe government has come under fire after it emerged that it spent thousands of dollars on importing legal wigs from the UK for local judges, with critics lambasting the purchase as a colonial hang-up and a waste of money.

Maryland judge rescinds block against transgender military ban

A federal judge in Maryland cleared the way Thursday for the Pentagon to put in place a Trump administration policy banning most transgender individuals from serving in the military, a move advocates said left only one temporary block in place against the ban.

Judge rips insurer for putting 'bottom line' over patients' health

In a scathing decision, a federal judge blasted a subsidiary of the nation's largest insurance company for focusing on the "bottom line as much or more" than patients' health, saying the insurer illegally denied treatment to thousands of people. The judge also slammed the company's medical directors for being "deceptive" under oath.

Judge expands Roger Stone's gag order

Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Thursday dramatically restricted Roger Stone's ability to speak publicly about his case after he published an Instagram post with what appeared to be the crosshairs of a gun drawn behind her head.

Judge describes why she believes Manafort lied

A federal judge revealed more about her reasoning in finding Paul Manafort had lied about his contacts with his Russian associate and that Konstantin Kilimnik was pertinent to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation for multiple reasons, according to a newly released redacted transcript Friday of a sealed court hearing earlier this week.

Judge says Manafort ‘intentionally' lied to FBI

Paul Manafort "intentionally" lied to special counsel Robert Mueller's office, breaking the plea agreement that made him the star cooperator in the Russia probe, a federal judge found on Wednesday.

Elon Musk mocks SEC amid settlement deal

Elon Musk taunted the Securities and Exchange Commission on Twitter Thursday shortly after he reached a deal with the agency to settle a lawsuit over his prior tweets.

Kamala Harris grills Kavanaugh on Mueller investigation

During a tense exchange late Wednesday, Sen. Kamala Harris pressed Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about whether he had discussed special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation with anyone, including any individuals at the law firm founded by the President's personal attorney.