HELENA — Civil rights attorneys who want an appeals court to preserve racist emails that led to the resignation of a federal judge in Montana say attorneys for the federal judiciary are getting ahead of themselves in arguing the emails shouldn’t be released.
Attorneys for the federal judiciary moved Tuesday to prevent the release of hundreds of inappropriate and offensive emails from a U.S. district judge in Montana who was reprimanded for sending racist correspondence.
Civil rights attorneys have moved to exonerate a former chairman of the Crow Indian Tribe of a bribery conviction by obtaining unreleased emails from a federal judge who has been reprimanded for sending racist correspondence.
A group of American Indians wants a court to preserve and eventually release an investigative file containing inappropriate emails sent by a federal judge, including a racist message involving President Barack Obama.
A federal appellate judge in Philadelphia who filed a complaint against former U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull — and then pushed for public release of a report on Cebull — said he was pleased with the investigation into a racist email that Cebull admitted forwarding from his work account.
Nearly two years ago, the racist, sexist content of an email sent by U.S. Chief District Judge Richard Cebull of Billings from his court computer prompted a call in this column for Cebull to retire. Public disclosure of the “joke” about President Obama and his mother generated numerous calls…
A federal judicial panel investigating former U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull over a racist email involving President Barack Obama found the judge sent hundreds of other inappropriate messages.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will soon decide whether American Indians in rural Montana were wrongly denied on-reservation satellite voting offices that the plaintiffs say are needed to make up for the long distances they must drive to reach county courthouses.
HELENA — An appeals court has delayed the release of a misconduct investigation into former U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull.
HELENA — An appeals court panel overseeing the misconduct investigation into former U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull says it has issued a new order in the Montana jurist's case.
HELENA — A Montana couple is appealing a judge's dismissal of their lawsuit against gun manufacturer Remington claiming a 1989 shooting that left a man paralyzed was caused by a defect in a rifle.
HELENA — An order from a panel of federal judges on the findings of a misconduct investigation into U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull is moot because the judge resigned, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday.
A Billings man who admitted to getting child pornography will spend eight years in federal prison.
An Ashland man accused of having sexual intercourse with an underage girl admitted to federal charges on Thursday.
A federal judge on Thursday ordered Elroy Jay Weaselbear Sr., of Lame Deer, to spend 11 years and three months in prison for sexually abusing a minor.
A Billings woman will spend three years in federal prison for her role in trafficking methamphetamine.
A federal judge this week dismissed an indictment against two Garryowen women accused in a sex abuse case.
A federal judge this week sentenced a Crow Agency man to five years of probation for trying to get an attempted rape victim to drop charges against his son.
A federal judge has dismissed a suit filed against bankruptcy officers by a Billings nightclub developer who is facing trial on criminal charges.
At the prosecutor’s request, a federal judge this week dismissed kidnapping charges against former Billings fugitive Benjamin Quinn McChesney.