Effective Jan. 8, 2020, the Supreme Court has temporarily suspended remote online access to court records by anonymous users. This includes remote access to district court documents and expanded remote access to Supreme Court documents.
Associated Press: "The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states."
Courthouse News Service: "A full 16-judge panel at the Fifth Circuit heard arguments Wednesday in a case that challenges a 1978 law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving children who are identified as belonging to a Native American tribe."
On Jan. 13, President Donald J. Trump signed the commission formally appointing Daniel Mack Traynor as United States District Judge for the District of North Dakota. North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Gerald VandeWalle gave the oath of office to Judge Traynor.