- Former Sangamon Co. prosecutor, judge dies Updated: Mar-09-14 1:56 pm
- South Texas judge in videotaped beating loses seat Updated: Mar-05-14 8:21 am
- Longest-serving state judge announces retirement Updated: Mar-03-14 6:14 am
- Judge upholds vote that OK'd county fracking ban Updated: Feb-27-14 10:57 pm
- McCain-Slaughter lawsuit set before election Updated: Feb-27-14 7:58 am
- Only Green Party lawmaker to run as Democrat Updated: Feb-26-14 10:08 pm
- Hearings set for public comments on Arizona judges Updated: Feb-26-14 7:41 am
- Wisconsin justices hear voter ID arguments Updated: Feb-25-14 7:45 pm
- Supreme Court denies judicial-endorsement petition Updated: Feb-25-14 7:05 pm
- North Carolina editorial roundup Updated: Feb-25-14 11:56 am
- 5th District Judge Mcintyre stepping down in June Updated: Feb-22-14 3:21 pm
- Judge reappointed to oversee Coconino County Updated: Feb-22-14 5:02 am
- Nebraska ruling mires Keystone XL in legal limbo Updated: Feb-20-14 6:49 pm
- Lawmaker to juggle campaign, legal defense Updated: Feb-20-14 1:47 pm
- Viviano, Zahra will run for Supreme Court in fall Updated: Feb-20-14 11:51 am
- House Judiciary considers attorney general vote Updated: Feb-19-14 9:16 pm
- House Judiciary hears 2 constitutional amendments Updated: Feb-19-14 5:38 am
- Mo. judge rules against special election lawsuit Updated: Feb-18-14 7:20 pm
- Report: Need more study to decide judgeship issue Updated: Feb-17-14 5:19 pm
- County's lone trial judge retiring this year Updated: Feb-16-14 6:25 pm
- Federal judges discuss suit over NC Congress maps Updated: Feb-14-14 3:59 pm
- Federal judge mulls delay of Texas voter ID trial Updated: Feb-12-14 3:29 pm
- Judge to decide proof-of-citizenship voting rule Updated: Feb-11-14 5:34 pm
- DC Judge: AG race won't be on April 1 ballot Updated: Feb-07-14 3:38 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Services are pending for a former central Illinois prosecutor and judge who died while vacationing in South Carolina.
ROCKPORT, Texas - A South Texas family law judge seen beating his then-16-year-old daughter in a video she posted online in 2011 has lost his re-election bid.
FARGO, North Dakota - The longest-serving state judge in North Dakota is retiring after 33 years on the bench.
BROOMFIELD, Colorado - A judge on Thursday upheld the results of a bitterly disputed election in the city and county of Broomfield that narrowly approved a five-year ban on fracking.
PORT ALLEN, Louisiana - A state district judge has reset the trial date in the wrongful termination lawsuit Port Allen Chief Financial Officer Audrey McCain filed against former Mayor Demetric Slaughter.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The state's sole Green Party lawmaker filed for re-election as a Democrat on Wednesday, saying he had changed since the Democratic Party sued to keep him off the ballot and wanted to return to the political party with which he has long identified.
PHOENIX - A state commission has scheduled hearings for the public to comment on dozens of Arizona judges who will face retention elections this fall.
MADISON, Wisconsin - A member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court's conservative majority said Tuesday she's troubled by the state's voter photo ID requirements, saying it's not fair that people who lack identification may have to pay for supporting documents to obtain it.
BILLINGS, Montana - The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition from Montana officials who wanted to revive the state's ban on political parties endorsing judicial candidates.
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WINNSBORO, Louisiana - Louisiana 5th Judicial District Judge Edwin Rudolph "Rudy" McIntyre Jr. has announced plans to step down.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Supreme Court has reappointed Coconino County's presiding judge to a second term.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Keystone XL pipeline route through Nebraska faces months of legal delays as an obscure state commission now tasked with reviewing the project said Thursday it won't budge until the state courts decide whether the path approved by Gov. Dave Heineman is invalid.
HELENA, Montana - A state lawmaker facing a legal complaint that could result in his removal from office said Thursday he will seek another term anyway because it would be a waste of his legislative experience if he didn't run.
LANSING, Michigan - Two Michigan Supreme Court justices want voters to keep them in office.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The House Judiciary Committee took up a constitutional amendment Wednesday that would allow voters to choose their state attorney general.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday will take up two proposed constitutional amendments, one concerning educational funding and the other the direct election of the state attorney general.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon prevailed Tuesday against a lawsuit that sought to compel him to more quickly set special elections for vacant legislative seats.
NEW ORLEANS - It appears lawmakers will have to wait a bit longer before they will get any clarity on whether Louisiana has too many district and city court judges.
CORUNNA, Michigan - A man who has been the only Circuit Court judge in Shiawassee County for nearly 30 years says he won't run for re-election in 2014.
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - While voters challenging two North Carolina congressional districts want to block their use in the 2014 elections, government attorneys want any decisions delayed until state redistricting lawsuits run their course.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A federal judge is considering a request from the Department of Justice to postpone a trial on the state's voter ID law until after the November election.
WICHITA, Kansas - A federal judge listened to arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit seeking to force federal elections officials to include a proof-of-citizenship requirement on federal voter registration forms for Kansas and Arizona residents.
WASHINGTON - A District of Columbia judge says she won't require elections officials to print the attorney general race on the April 1 primary ballot after the D.C. Council has voted to postpone the race.