Zoe Tillman

As Trump Tests Legal Boundaries, Small DOJ Unit Poised for Big Role

Zoe Tillman

President-elect Donald Trump moved quickly in naming his picks for two key legal posts, selecting a conservative politician in Sen. Jeff Sessions to run the U.S. Department of Justice and a loyal adviser in Jones Day partner Donald McGahn II to serve as White House counsel.

Trump Victory Is Bad News for Obama Court Nominees

Zoe Tillman

For the 52 nominees to the federal courts waiting for action by the U.S. Senate—some for nearly two years—last night's Republican sweep of the White House and Congress spells the end for their hopes of making it onto the bench.

Trump Win Is Bad News for Obama Court Picks

Zoe Tillman, The National Law Journal

For the 52 nominees to the federal courts waiting for action by the U.S. Senate—some for nearly two years—last night's Republican sweep of the White House and Congress spells the end for their hopes of making it onto the bench.

Big Law Partners Slam Comey for 'Unprecedented' Statement on Email Probe

Zoe Tillman

Dozens of former DOJ officials who now work at major law firms signed a letter criticizing the FBI director for publicly commenting on a pending investigation.

Clarence Thomas Groping Allegations Land in Oversight Vacuum

Zoe Tillman and Marcia Coyle

A formal review process for misconduct claims against members of the federal judiciary doesn't apply to U.S. Supreme Court justices.

Anita Hill Calls for Investigation Into New Thomas Allegation

Zoe Tillman

The law professor who launched a nationwide conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace said in an interview that there's still a tendency to excuse misconduct by powerful men.

Latham & Watkins Partner Nominated to D.C. Federal Court

Zoe Tillman

Abid Qureshi, the global chairman of Latham & Watkins' pro bono practice, would be the first Muslim to serve as a federal judge, if confirmed.

Republican Group Wins Round in Fight Against FEC Website Restrictions

Zoe Tillman

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit just made it easier for political groups to express support for a candidate online.

Former Big Law Associate Convicted of Voyeurism Fights Disbarment

Zoe Tillman

The D.C. Board of Professional Responsibility issued a report Friday recommending that an attorney who secretly filmed a man changing clothes be disbarred, rather than suspended.

Indictment Alleges Murder-For-Hire Plot Against Ohio Federal Judge

Zoe Tillman

A man charged last year with conspiring to travel to Yemen to provide financial support for terrorism against U.S. military personnel told an inmate that he was willing to pay $15,000 to have U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary killed, according to the indictment.

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