A federal judge in Texas has ordered the Justice Department to send its lawyers to ethics classes, after finding that the DOJ repeatedly misled the court in arguing for President Obama’s executive order on amnesty. As reported by The New York Times, the judge also ordered other sanctions for those lawyers specifically involved in arguing the case: In a blistering order, Judge Andrew S. Hanen of Federal District Court in Brownsville accused the Justice Department lawyers of lying to him during arguments in the case, and he barred them from appearing in his courtroom.

He demanded that Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch provide a “comprehensive plan” within 60 days describing how she will prevent unethical conduct in the future, as well as making sure the Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility effectively prevents misconduct among its lawyers. READ MORE