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Friday, May 25, 2018

“Pittsfield judge Thomas Estes resigns in wake of sex scandal”: Travis Andersen, Maria Cramer, and Andrea Estes of The Boston Globe have this report.

Jim Russell of The Republican of Springfield, Massachusetts reports that “Massachusetts Judge Thomas Estes resigns after admitting to having sex in his chambers with drug court clinician.”

Bob Dunn of The Berkshire Eagle reports that “Former Pittsfield drug court judge Thomas Estes resigns.”

Bob Salsberg of The Associated Press reports that “Judge quits after suspension for sexual acts at courthouse.”

And Nate Raymond of Reuters reports that “Massachusetts judge resigns after suspension for courthouse affair.”

Posted at 11:11 PM by Howard Bashman

“If Trump Can’t Block Twitter Users, Twitter Can’t Either; A court’s ruling could open up social media to all kinds of abuse; It needs to be appealed”: Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.

Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Mitch McConnell On Filling The Federal Bench: ‘This Is My Top Priority.'” Susan Davis and Kelsey Snell of NPR have this report.

Posted at 4:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“George Conway’s Tweets Raise West Wing Eyebrows; The spicy Twitter feed of Kellyanne Conway’s husband has gotten noticed in the Oval Office; But friends say the real target of his ire isn’t Donald Trump”: Annie Karni has this profile, in which the Federalist Society and its role in the judicial nomination process receive lots of attention, online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 11:59 AM by Howard Bashman