Committee on the Judiciary

This committee was formed in 2013.

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Nashville, TN 37201

Appeals Court Upholds Travel Ban Suspension

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld the suspension of President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order, CNBC reports. A panel of three judges in San Francisco decided the case, brought before the appellate court after U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order halting the ban. The states of Washington and Minnesota initiated the suit. Read the full opinion here.
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FBI to Investigate Moreland

Federal authorities are looking into allegations surrounding Nashville judge Casey Moreland after a police report documented his relationship with a prominent defense attorney, as well as his interactions with a woman who had a case assigned to his courtroom, the Tennessean reports. Moreland took a temporary leave from the bench due to medical issues, but is expected to return next week. 
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