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Federal judges implore Congress for respite from sequestration

A group of 87 federal judges sent a letter to Vice President Joseph Biden, warning that budget cuts due to sequestration have negatively impacted the federal judiciary's ability to prosecute and defend cases.

Tags: Loretta Preska , Federal Drive , Joe Biden , Judiciary , sequestration , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:13pm EDT

Circus family's dispute begins in federal courtroom

The daughter of Irvin Feld -- the man who owned Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus -- is suing her brother, who now runs the circus, for $110 million in an assault and battery civil suit.

Tags: Irvin Feld , Kenneth Feld , Karen Feld , Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus , Neal Augenstein

Monday - 05/09/2011, 04:02pm EDT

Guilty plea in federal embezzlement case

James Clay Whitson of Nottingham, Md. will spend 15 months in prison after pocketing money that was to be used to pay for maintenance work at the National Archives and Records Administration in College Park.

Tags: embezzlement , National Archives , College Park , James Clay Whitson , Kate Ryan

Monday - 11/29/2010, 11:14pm EST

Arlington toll lanes lawsuit will go forward

The County Board claims the project will favor mostly rich, white commuters at the expense of Arlington's diverse urban population.

Tags: HOT lanes , Spotsylvania County , Arlington County , Stafford County , VDOT , fairfax county , Sprawl & Crawl

Thursday - 04/22/2010, 01:38pm EDT