Court of Appeals

The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit as a movement grew to have Justice Stephen Breyer step down from the U.S. Supreme Court, which has never had a Black woman judge.

The 9th circuit Federal Court of Appeals overturned the conviction of a man who posted internet messages threatening President Barack Obama during his 2008 presidential campaign. Walter Bagdasarian was convicted in 2009 of two felony counts of threatening a major presidential candidate. Bagdasarian posted several messages to a Yahoo Finance message board, including one that […]