Judge Name Disclosure May Cause Stigma, EOIR Tells DC Circ.

Law360, New York (December 4, 2015, 9:59 PM ET) — The Executive Office for Immigration Review strenuously argued against releasing the names of immigration judges who have been subject to complaints on Thursday, telling the D.C. Circuit Thursday that the judges would face stigma if their names were disclosed and could lose respect in court.

EOIR, which is the U.S. Department of Justice wing that oversees immigration courts, aggressively disputed that it should be forced to hand over the names of judges involved in complaints, arguing that immigration judges would be “stigmatized” if their names were…

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