Florida deputies to be tried for shooting disabled man

Blog   |   April 16, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that two Brevard County Deputy Sheriffs must stand trial for their shooting of an unarmed man inside his home, when family members asked law enforcement officers to Baker Act the … Continue reading

Immigration judge talks about how to fix courts

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Dana Leigh Marks has been an immigration judge in San Francisco since 1987, and is president emerita of the National Association of Immigration Judges. In the Washington Post, Judge Marks writes about what it’s going to take to fix the … Continue reading

Video: Former ICE head criticizes Trump’s plan to eliminate immigration judges

Blog   |   April 8, 2019

A former acting head of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says President Trump’s call to eliminate immigration judges is the “single dumbest idea I’ve ever heard.” Former ICE director John Sandweg tells CNN it would be wrong to get … Continue reading

Federal Court Orders Timely Bond Hearings and Legal Protections for Asylum Seekers

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On Friday, in a groundbreaking decision, a federal judge in Seattle dealt a blow to the government’s campaign to deter and obstruct asylum seekers applying for protection in the United States.  Judge Marsha Pechman ordered the government to provide certain … Continue reading