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Federal Judge Holds Kris Kobach In Contempt For Failing To Follow Court Order To Register Voters

Federal Judge Holds Kris Kobach In Contempt For Failing To Follow Court Order To Register VotersA Kansas federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kansas Secretary of State Kris



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US Supreme Court restricts deportation of immigrant criminals just as Trump looks to increase them

US Supreme Court restricts deportation of immigrant criminals just as Trump looks to increase themThe Supreme Court has ruled to restrict mandatory deportation of immigrants convicted of some crimes, just as President Donald Trump’s administration is looking to increase them. In a 5-4 ruling, the court said the wording of the statute requiring the removal of non-citizens who commit certain felonies was unlawfully vague, a ruling that could limit the Trump administration’s ability to step up the removal of immigrants with criminal records. Mr Trump’s appointee to the court, conservative judge Neil Gorsuch, joined the court’s four liberal justices in siding with convicted California burglar James Garcia Dimaya, a legal immigrant from the Philippines.



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The Latest: Blagojevich wife disappointed in court decision

The Latest: Blagojevich wife disappointed in court decisionCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court refusing to take up Rod Blagojevich's appeal; (all times local):



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Some Criminals Have A ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ On Google, UK High Court Rules

Some Criminals Have A ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ On Google, UK High Court RulesA high court in London ruled Friday that some lawbreakers have a "right to be



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Judge Denies Bill Cosby's Request For A Mistrial After Accuser Has Outburst In Court

Judge Denies Bill Cosby's Request For A Mistrial After Accuser Has Outburst In CourtBill Cosby's request for a mistrial was denied Wednesday after one of his



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US prosecutors request to detail 'El Chapo' alleged brutal crimes in court

US prosecutors request to detail 'El Chapo' alleged brutal crimes in courtWhen Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman learned in 2006 his men had captured two suspected members of the rival Las Zetas cartel, he first wanted to have lunch. Next the now jailed El Chapo — then one of the world’s most powerful drug traffickers — ordered the men beaten and killed with bullets to the head, before their bodies were thrown in a hole and ignited. The chilling incident is among the violent crimes allegedly carried out by Guzman included in a more than 90-page long memo filed Tuesday in a Brooklyn federal court, where he is slated to go on trial September 5.



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Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schools

Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schoolsANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms.



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Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schools

Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schoolsANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms.



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U.S. says it might enter Harvard affirmative action court battle

U.S. says it might enter Harvard affirmative action court battleHarvard had cited the need to protect the privacy of applicants and students as well as the inner workings of its admissions process, arguing that various documents should be initially filed under seal pending the judge’s review. The Justice Department said it opposed Harvard’s request, joining Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), the group behind the case, which has urged the disclosure of “powerful” evidence showing Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Harvard is violating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.



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Democrats Score Big Win In Wisconsin Supreme Court Race

Democrats Score Big Win In Wisconsin Supreme Court RaceMilwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet won a seat on the Wisconsin



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