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Diane Humetewa Becomes First Female Native American Federal Judge Diane Humetewa Becomes First Female Native American Federal Judge

The U.S. Senate this week confirmed the first female Native American federal judge in U.S. history. Diane Humetewa, a former U.S. Attorney, will serve on the Federal District Court of Arizona. According to an Associated Press report, Humetewa was confirmed …

Helen Mirren Voted Top Female Performer Helen Mirren Voted Top Female Performer

Helen Mirren was the recent recipient of the 2013 Best Actress award at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for her performance of Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience. Apparently, Mirren was originally tied with another nominee (Linda Bassett, Lesley Manville, …

Betty Fletcher Dies at 89, Liberal U.S. Appeals Judge Betty Fletcher Dies at 89, Liberal U.S. Appeals Judge
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Today, we mourn the loss of Betty Fletcher, a great and faithful servant to San Francisco’s Court of Appeals (Ninth District), who died yesterday (Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012). Prior to her involvement with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Fletcher …

American Idol Hosts: Mariah Carey Officially Joins Up American Idol Hosts: Mariah Carey Officially Joins Up
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American Idols hosts are dropping like flies. Both Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez have parted ways with the popular talent show, leaving fans to wonder, “Who will producers find to fill the void left by these two unexpected departures?” According …

What Impact Does Facebook, Twitter Have On Court Juries? What Impact Does Facebook, Twitter Have On Court Juries?

To answer the question above; no, a majority of court cases aren’t tainted by the use of social media. According to a survey (PDF) which asked 508 judges various questions regarding juries and their use of social media services. It …