In the Central District of California women hold the key positions of chief bankruptcy judge, clerk of court for the district and clerk of the bankruptcy court, chief probation officer, and federal public defender. The district has the largest number of women in top leadership positions across all 94 federal judicial districts. The leaders in the Central District of California attribute their career success to a variety of traits they share, including hard work, integrity, and resilience.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas asked a question at oral arguments for the first time in over three years Wednesday morning, breaking his silence in a Mississippi death penalty case where the lead prosecutor excluded virtually every potential African-American juror.
Yesterday's DJ featured Justice Hoffstadt in The Schizophrenic Sixth, which begins:
The Bible may say, "No one can serve two masters." But do these words of wisdom apply to the Sixth Amendment's right to counsel? Two recent cases -- McCoy v. Louisiana, 138 S. Ct. 1500 (2018), and People v. Farwell, 5 Cal. 5th 295 (2018) -- suggest that they may.