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On August 7, 2010, Elena Kagan became the 100th Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Federal defenders spend every workday providing legal assistance to persons who lack resources to hire counsel. It seems to come naturally that they also give their weekends, holidays, and vacations to helping their neighbors too.
Congress returns from August recess with only a few months left in the second session of the 111th Congress and several bills awaiting action.
A federal prosecutor, an environmental lawyer, a state Supreme Court administrator, and a federal court law clerk have been selected for the prestigious program created by Chief Justice Warren Burger.
An interview with Bankruptcy Judge J. Rich Leonard, who has helped shape and inform the Judiciary’s Electronic Public Access Program for over 20 years.
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