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New York legalizes adult use marijuana, expunges former pot convictions

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York officially legalized weed Wednesday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that will regulate the sale of recreational marijuana for adults…

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Biden nominee to replace Justice Amy Coney Barrett would be only Black woman on Chicago appeals court

President Joe Biden said Tuesday he will tap former assistant federal defender Candace Jackson-Akiwumi to replace Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Chicago’s federal appeals court….

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More than 3,100 lawyers call for Rudy Giuliani’s law license to be revoked

NEW YORK — More than 3,100 lawyers, including a former attorney general, 14 former federal judges and three dozen former prosecutors at the office Rudy…

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Supreme Court denies fast-track hearings for remaining GOP challenges to Pennsylvania election results

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Supreme Court declined to fast-track remaining legal challenges to Pennsylvania’s election results on Monday, underscoring the justices’ reluctance to wade into…

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