Category: judicial security

Threats against judges skyrocketed during the Trump era, and experts are now fearing for the worst

President Donald Trump watches as Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administers the Constitutional Oath to Amy Coney Barrett on the South Lawn of the White House White House in Washington on October 26, 2020. Alex Brandon/AP At least three packages with white powder have arrived at the federal courthouse in Washington, DC. Federal judges involved in matters related to the FBI’s search of Mar-a-Lago have…

Inside the threats federal judges are facing across the nation: suspicious packages, white powdery substances, and a ‘swatting’

A US marshal patrols outdoors the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse in Washington, DC. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post through Getty Images The US Marshals Service has been responding to a outstanding rise in threats towards federal judges. At least 3 times this yr, the federal court docket in Washington, DC, acquired suspicious packages. In one other incident, police responded to a choose’s residence…

Suspicious packages, white powdery substances, and a ‘swatting’: Inside the threats federal judges are facing across the country

A US marshal patrols outdoors the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse in Washington, DC. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post by way of Getty Images The US Marshals Service has been responding to a outstanding rise in threats in opposition to federal judges. At least thrice this yr, the federal courtroom in Washington, DC, acquired suspicious packages. In one other incident, police responded to a…