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Rush to execute Arkansas man comes under scrutiny after DNA revelation

“This case with Lee is just the latest, most vivid and maybe most tragic example of what happens when you rush to execute,” one death…

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Trump Justice Department obtained phone records of WashPost reporters

Former President Trump’s Justice Department in 2017 secretly obtained the phone records of three Washington Post reporters, the newspaper revealed Friday. Between the lines: The…

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Cheers erupt outside courtroom as Chauvin guilty verdict is delivered – video

Crowds gathered outside a courtroom in Minneapolis reacted in jubilation when jurors returned a verdict of guilty on all three charges against the former police…

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Pulmonary expert testifies Floyd ‘died from a low level of oxygen,’ suffered brain damage

A pulmonary expert in the trial of Derek Chauvin testified on Thursday that George Floyd “died from a low level of oxygen” which caused “damage to…

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Federal judge accuses NY Times, WaPo of being ‘Democratic Party broadsheets’

A federal appeals court judge in his dissenting opinion in a defamation case on Friday accused The New York Times and The Washington Post of…

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Illinois governor signs bill making state the first to end cash bail

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed sweeping criminal justice reform legislation this week, making his state the first in the nation to end cash bail.In…

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Judge throws out murder convictions, releases men jailed for 24 years

A New York state judge on Friday threw out murder convictions of three men who had been jailed for 24 years.Justice Joseph A. Zayas reprimanded…

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Cockfighting rooster kills owner with knife

A rooster fitted with a knife for a cockfight turned on his owner and killed him while trying to escape, reports the Express News Service…

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Illinois: Marijuana Consumers Still Face Discrimination in Family Court

Despite the enactment of adult use legalization with parental protections in place, consumers are still facing discrimination for legal marijuana use in court. The post…

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Judge refuses to dismiss New York AG’s lawsuit against NRA

NEW YORK — State Attorney General Tish James’ lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association can move forward, a state judge ruled Thursday. Judge Joel…

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Federal government executes first woman in 67 years

A Kansas woman was executed early Wednesday, making her the first woman that the federal government has put to death in nearly 70 years.Lisa Montgomery,…

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Illinois starts new year by expunging nearly 500,000 marijuana arrest records

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) said in an announcement hours before the start of the new year that his state had expunged nearly 500,000 marijuana-related…

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How Thousands of American Laws Keep People ‘Imprisoned’ Long After They’re Released

In the run-up to the election in November, there was a pervasive belief that the fate of the nation could hinge on Florida because of…

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Michigan man released from prison after spending 38 years wrongly locked up

Walter Forbes said he won’t hold grudge because “staying bitter would only rob me of my present and my future.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/michigan-man-released-prison-after-spending-38-years-wrongly-locked-n1251737 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Supreme Court extends telephone arguments through January

The Supreme Court says it will continue to hear arguments by telephone through at least January because of the coronavirus pandemic Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/supreme-court-extends-telephone-arguments-through-january-court-supreme-court-arguments-ap-washington-b1761837.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Ben & Jerry’s commits to ‘economic justice’ for cocoa farmers

Exclusive: Ice-cream manufacturer to increase amount paid to suppliers in industry where child labour is rife and farmers barely make enough to get by Source:…

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Tennessee man freed after serving nearly 15 years for a murder he didn’t commit

Joseph Webster, who is Black, was exonerated after new evidence and witness testimony cleared him in a 1998 killing. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/tennessee-man-freed-after-nearly-15-years-prison-wrongful-murder-n1247795 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Oregon could become 1st US state to decriminalize hard drugs

In what would be a first in the U.S., possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, LSD and other hard drugs could be decriminalized in…

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After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to study judicial reforms

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if elected he will convene a bipartisan commission of constitutional scholars to examine judicial reforms, asserting there are…

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Breonna Taylor’s family requests new special prosecutor to reopen case

Attorneys for Breonna Taylor’s family are calling for a new special prosecutor to reopen her case and for Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) to recuse…

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Harris: ‘We do have 2 systems of justice in America’

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris said President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr are “spending full time” in a different reality when it…

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Mike Pence attacks Chief Justice John Roberts as “disappointement to conservatives”

Vice President Mike Pence is taking aim at Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, calling him a “disappointment to conservatives” after failing to vote as…

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