Kalispell attorney Dana Christensen has won unanimous approval from the U.S. Senate to replace Missoula federal Judge Donald Molloy, who is retiring.
The Missoulian’s Tristan Scott writes about Christensen’s “sterling” reputation:
Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond who taught at the University of Montana while Christensen was a third-year [...]
Cops and Courts is officially back from vacation, with this quote from U.S. District Court Judge Donald Molloy of Missoula (in photo by the Missoulian’s Kurt Wilson), who is trying to decide if he must recuse himself from hearing a lawsuit alleging fraud and falsehood by Three Cups of Tea author Greg Mortenson:
Last week, we promised an update on the federal court hearing in Missoula. What were we thinking?
As the Missoulian’s Rob Chaney reported after the hearing, it’ll be awhile – a long while – before there’s news:
The settlement discussion had three possible outcomes, called indicative rulings. [U.S. District Judge] Molloy could [...]
One of the biggest issues in Montana – in the West, actually – is back in court today. The Missoulian’s Rob Chaney previews the hearing:
A proposal to settle years of litigation and allow public hunting of wolves in parts of the Northern Rockies faces its first legal test on Thursday, as [...]