AZ Abortion Law: U.S. District Court Judge Neil Wake overturned an Arizona law aimed at cutting off funds for Planned Parenthood because it performed abortions, ruling that it violates the freedom of choice provision of the Medicaid Act, Reuters reports.
"Nana-nana-nana-nana...": U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Lew decides that the Batmobile is a character and not just a car, in a 54-page ruling that deconstructs what makes the Batmobile so special and has major copyright ramifications for automobile manufacturers, The Hollywood Reporter reports.
Porn Troll v. Judge: U.S. District Court Judge Otis Wright has suggested "serious penalties" for an attorney at porn copyright trolling firm Prenda Law, since the company has stonewalled Wright and tried to have him taken off the case rather than answer questions about the CEO of the firm, Ars Technica reports.
Misconduct Complaint: U.S District Court Judge Lynn Hughes faces a judicial misconduct complaint from a Texas civil rights group, which alleges he has made "racially intolerant comments" and asks for his resignation or discipline, the Texas Lawyer reports.
More Troubles: The Michigan county judge reprimanded for sending his shirtless pictures to a bailiff last year now has more problems: Suspended without pay last week, and sued in federal court Monday, WXYZ in Detroit reports.