• Junior-high classmates reunite on opposite sides of Fla. court

    WASHINGTON – A judge and defendant in a Florida court each got a shock at a hearing on Thursday: The judge recognized him as a junior high-school classmate. Arthur Booth, 49, was arrested Monday in…

  • Md. judge who had relationship with felon resigning

    WASHINGTON — Just over a year after she reported that her sometime live-in boyfriend had kidnapped and assaulted her, Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Audrey Creighton is resigning. Creighton notified Montgomery County Circuit Court Administrative…

  • Administrative law judge admits ethical violations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia’s former chief administrative law judge has admitted to ethics violations and agreed to pay a $20,000 fine. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1rLl4HF ) reports Mary Oates Walker signed a…

  • D.C. judge promotes stroke awareness through personal experience

    A local top judge is speaking out about the day his staff defied his orders — and saved his brain.