Author: Tristin B. Brown

Federal judges, appointed to lifetime positions of immense power, will spend decades ruling on issues touching virtually every aspect of life in the United States. This long-lasting impact each federal judge will have is why so many were alarmed by the Trump Administration’s ruthless commitment to…

By Brooke Simone

Image of the Theodore Levin United States Courthouse in Detroit, Michigan.
The Theodore Levin United States Courthouse in Detroit, Michigan.

Less than two hours after the presidential inauguration, the actions of a federal judge sent progressives into a frenzy on social media. Judge Victoria Roberts of the Eastern District of Michigan announced that she would be taking senior status on February 24.

Though federal court appointments are…

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