Judge on trial: the federal court justice being sued for ‘outrageous’ decision to send man to jail | Law (Australia)

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Trapped in a prison van, terrified and confused, Mr Stradford* began to hyperventilate.

The claustrophobia and anxiety was overwhelming him, according to court documents.

He says he started banging on the van’s door, begging to be let out.

The only response to his distress was from the two detainees being transported with him, he says.

One allegedly put his handcuffs around Stradford’s neck and tried to strangle him from behind.

“Shut the dog up,” the man uttered.

It had been about four days since Stradford stood in the federal circuit court before judge Salvatore Vasta, where, self-represented and without any

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U.S. judge says Bolton may probe whether White House delayed security aide’s memoir to protect Trump from embarrassment

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U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth denied a Justice Department motion for an immediate ruling, holding that evidence of “unclean hands” by the White House could support Bolton’s defense that Trump aides politicized the review to stall publication and protect the president from embarrassment.

Published in June, Bolton’s best-selling account of his 17 months as Trump’s top security adviser depicted the president as “stunningly uninformed” and said he repeatedly asked foreign leaders’ assistance for his personal benefit. Bolton wrote for example that Trump asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help him win reelection and dangled military aid to pressure Ukraine

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Judge blocks release of man pictured with feet on desk in Pelosi’s office

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Soon after the court session, Weidemann issued a brief order denying the stay. She said she was confident Barnett could “easily be taken back into custody should the release order be overturned.”

Prosecutors in Washington immediately filed an emergency appeal and, after 10 p.m. Friday, Chief U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell blocked Barrett’s release. She also granted prosecutors’ request that Barrett be moved from an Arkansas jail to Washington for a new bail hearing next week.

Howell did not offer a rationale for either order. Both were issued without any recorded input from Barrett’s defense lawyer, Anthony Siano. He

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John Sullivan released conditionally without bail by Utah federal judge

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John Sullivan, the 26-year-old left-wing activist who recorded up-close video of a woman’s fatal shooting during the Capitol siege Jan. 6, was released without bail on a handful of federal charges.

During a virtual hearing Friday, a federal judge in Utah said prosecutors failed to meet the legal threshold to keep him in custody as he awaits further court proceedings.

Sullivan, who told Fox News last week that he’d gone inside the Capitol to “document” the events that were unfolding, is accused of taking part and encouraging rioters as they swept through the building.

The mayhem left at least five

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Son of Judge Who Joined Capitol Riot Could Face Up to 10 Years

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A widely circulated video shows Aaron Mostofsky, whose father is a county judge in Brooklyn, wearing a police vest and holding a riot shield during last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol.

Aaron Mostofsky appears in a video interview with a reporter during the Jan. 6 riots in the U.S. Capitol. (Image from YouTube via Courthouse News)

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (CN) — After a viral video showed the fur-clad son of a Brooklyn judge participating in the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, Aaron Mostofsky was arrested and charged with four counts including theft of government property and disorderly conduct. 

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