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  • Michigan judge receives William H. Rehnquist Award

    Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. presented the William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence to Michigan Judge Elizabeth "Libby" Hines on Nov. 15 in Washington, D.C. Judge Hines, a district court judge in Ann Arbor, is the 23rd recipient of the Rehnquist Award, the most prestigious award presented to a state court judge.

  • Will open in new windowEnding domestic violence? The Dallas Solution

    A new way to combat domestic violence, the unique zero-tolerance initiative combines specialized police units, trained counselors and a dedicated domestic violence court headed by a trailblazing young judge. Australian News Reporter, Mel Doyle, interviews Judge Roberto Canas of Dallas, TX.

  • Will open in new windowHow a Dallas County judge combats the deadly mix of domestic violence and guns

    For two years, criminal court Judge Roberto Cañas has spearheaded an effort to educate and train judges on a Dallas County gun surrender program aimed at getting guns out of abusers' hands. Cañas, who oversees a misdemeanor domestic violence court, says there's finally action behind the talk.