Three New Judges Appointed to Fill Holes in WA Court System

WA lawyers Hylton Quail, Kate Glancy and Fiona Vernon have been appointed as judges of the state’s District Court. Two of the appointments will be covered by current budget allocations to fill holes in WA’s court system from the previous Liberal Party government. The third appointment will fill a vacancy left by the retirement of…

US Judge Blocks Latest Version of Trump Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration’s travel ban just hours before it was to be implemented. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson authored the ruling on Tuesday, arguing the updated ban is a continuation of Trump’s “promise to exclude Muslims from the United States.” He granted Hawaii’s…