Brooklyn Judge Paid Mom’s Home Care Worker $2.29 an Hour, Suit Charged

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A civil court judge up for a plum job in Brooklyn Surrogate’s Court has been accused of cheating a home care worker hired to help her mother out of $264,000 in wages, THE CITY has learned.

Brooklyn Civil Court Judge Dweynie Paul paid the worker as little as $2.29 an hour to watch her aging mother for as much as 24 hours a day, five days a week, according to a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court.

The underpayment went on for years, from November 2013 when the worker began the full-time job until the day she quit in December

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Federal judge indefinitely blocks Biden administration’s 100-day moratorium on most deportations

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Houston — A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a preliminary injunction sought by Texas, which argued the moratorium violated federal law and risked imposing additional costs on the state.

Mr. Biden proposed the 100-day pause on deportations during his campaign as part of a larger review of immigration enforcement and an attempt to reverse the priorities of former President Donald Trump.

Mr. Biden has proposed a sweeping immigration bill that would allow the legalization of an estimated 11 million people living

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Judge bans enforcement of Biden’s 100-day deportation pause

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HOUSTON — A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations.

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a preliminary injunction sought by Texas, which argued the moratorium violated federal law and risked imposing additional costs on the state.

Biden proposed the 100-day pause on deportations during his campaign as part of a larger review of immigration enforcement and an attempt to reverse the priorities of former President Donald Trump. Biden has proposed a sweeping immigration bill that would allow the legalization of an estimated 11 million people living in the

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Judge Merrick Garland Attorney General Washington DC

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“It goes to show the character of the man,” says a D.C. mom whose children have gone from struggling to honor roll since Judge Garland started tutoring them.

WASHINGTON — He’s been nominated for Supreme Court justice and Attorney General, but Judge Merrick Garland’s favorite work may be at J.O. Wilson Elementary School in Northeast D.C.

He has tutored children at the school for more than two decades.

Twins Aaron and Alyssa Tucker, 11, can scarcely believe their tutor is so famous.

“They see Judge Garland on TV, so they think he’s a rock star,” said their mother, Andrea Tucker.

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Judge denies request to throw out felony robocall charges

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A Detroit judge declined to dismiss felony charges against two right-wing political provocateurs on Tuesday, instead appearing to agree with prosecutors that comments included in a robocall could be seen as menacing and deter someone from voting. 

Third Circuit Court Judge Margaret Van Houten said the messages orchestrated by Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman that were distributed throughout Detroit included language people weighing voting by mail could find threatening. 

“It’s not whether they succeeded in deterring someone from voting, it’s whether they attempted to deter someone from voting. That is the language in the statute,” Van Houten said. 

“Certainly, the

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