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Black Lives Matter activists threaten ‘riots’ if Mayor-elect Eric Adams reinstates NYPD anti-crime units


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Biden administration reinstates fast-track deportation flights


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Judge reinstates teacher suspended for transgender remark


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Appeal court reinstates conviction of Flynn business partner


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Appeals court reinstates lawsuit in SC church shooting case

Appeals court reinstates lawsuit in SC church shooting caseA lawsuit over a faulty background check that allowed a South Carolina man to buy the gun he used to kill nine people in a racist attack at a Charleston church was reinstated Friday by a federal appeals court. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a ruling from a lower court judge who threw out the claims brought by relatives of people killed by Dylann Roof in the 2015 massacre, and by survivors. The FBI has acknowledged that Roof’s drug possession arrest in Columbia, South Carolina, weeks before the shooting at AME Emanuel Church should have prevented him from buying a gun.



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AG Barr Reinstates Federal Death Penalty, Immediately Schedules 5 Executions

AG Barr Reinstates Federal Death Penalty, Immediately Schedules 5 ExecutionsAttorney General William Barr on Thursday reinstated the federal death penalty, which lapsed 20 years ago, and immediately scheduled executions for five federal death row inmates convicted of murdering children and the elderly, while promising more to come.According to a Justice Department announcement, Barr directed Hugh Hurwitz, the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons, to adopt the revision to the Federal Execution Protocol, a maneuver that “[clears] the way for the federal government to resume capital punishment after a nearly two decade lapse, and bringing justice to victims of the most horrific crimes.”Barr also directed Hurwitz to schedule executions for five death-row inmates at a federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana in December 2019 and January 2020.“Congress has expressly authorized the death penalty through legislation adopted by the people’s representatives in both houses of Congress and signed by the President,” Barr said in a statement.“Under Administrations of both parties, the Department of Justice has sought the death penalty against the worst criminals, including these five murderers, each of whom was convicted by a jury of his peers after a full and fair proceeding.  The Justice Department upholds the rule of law—and we owe it to the victims and their families to carry forward the sentence imposed by our justice system.”The Justice Department identified the five inmates scheduled for execution:



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Supreme Court Temporarily Reinstates Transgender Military Ban

Supreme Court Temporarily Reinstates Transgender Military BanThe Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily reinstated the Trump administration’s partial ban on transgender individuals’ serving in the military. While declining to consider the legality of the policy, the Court granted the administration’s request to halt district-court injunctions against the policy’s enforcement until the Ninth Circuit could rule on it. Federal trial judges in California, Washington, D.C., and Washington state have ruled against the ban after plaintiffs argued that it violates the the Constitution’s First Amendment and equal-protection and due-process clauses.



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