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More than 100 Jewish lawyers in Texas request new trial for Jewish death-row inmate
September 12, 2019
“If the allegations here are true—and they unfortunately ring true—the trial was no trial, and the verdict no verdict because the judge was no judge,” said the lawyers.
Religious leaders call for new trial of Jewish death-row inmate in Texas before Oct. 10 execution
September 10, 2019
Two letters of support were sent by faith leaders from multiple denominations and organizations, stating, “Texas must not carry out the scheduled execution of Mr. Halprin without first guaranteeing that his trial was not tainted by an anti-Semitic judge who held a religious bias against him.”
County commissioners vote 12-0 for censuring judge who posted Holocaust article
May 14, 2019
A spokesperson for the state’s Board of Judicial Conduct told local NBC affiliate WMC5 that numerous complaints have been filed, and that there is an ongoing investigation.
Judges rule sex-segregated pool schedule unlawful at condo in Lakewood, NJ
April 23, 2019
While they stopped short of ruling that any gender-segregated pool is unlawful, one of them expressed “vehement disapproval of segregation” over the “separate, but equal” policies.
Justice minister appoints two more right-wing judges to Israel’s appeals court
March 13, 2019
Two new judges were appointed by Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, bringing the total number chosen during her tenure to 334.