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Tattooed white supremacist cop-killer loses right to counsel for threatening lawyers, calling them ‘a– clowns’

A white supremacist who murdered a prison guard no longer has a right to the counsel he bullied as “quacks” and “ass clowns,” the Utah Supreme Court ruled. Curtis Allgier was one week into a …

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NYC Public Defenders In Video That Advocates Killing Police

Attorneys at a New York City public defenders’ office participated in an online video that advocated the killing of police officers, featuring the lyrics “time to start killing these coppers,” a city …

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Kenneth Ireland, Wrongfully Convicted Of Rape And Murder, Awarded $6 Million

A Connecticut man who spent 21 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape and murder was awarded $6 million on Thursday in the first such payout by the state. Kenneth Ireland, who was found guilty at age …

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Big Bucks, Frayed Nerves And Slow Progress As Death Spectacles in Boston, Aurora Drag On

Heather Abbott is wearing high heels again, and that’s no small accomplishment. Almost two years ago, when bombs ripped through crowds near the Boston Marathon finish line, Abbott, a 40-year-old human resources …

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Inconsistencies Emerge In GOP’s Latest Case Against Obamacare

Over the past year, a number of Republican lawmakers have gravitated to the claim that there is a central flaw in President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Jumping aboard a lawsuit that has now made its way to …

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Supreme Court Issues Stay For Richard Glossip, Two Other Inmates’ Scheduled Executions In Oklahoma

Executions are on hold in Oklahoma after the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that the state cannot perform executions using a specific drug while the justices consider a challenge over whether the sedative ensures …

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Protesters Demand Justice In Case Of Denver Teen Killed By Cops

About three dozen demonstrators shouting “Cowards shoot girls” rallied at the district attorney’s office in Denver on Tuesday, protesting the fatal shooting by police of a teenager suspected of driving …

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A Former Senator Just Dealt A Serious Blow To The Legal Case Against Obamacare

The former senator who nearly blocked Obamacare in Congress may have just helped save it from the Supreme Court. By now, you may have heard about King v. Burwell, the lawsuit brought by some of the Affordable Care …

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Robert Ladd Executed In Texas Despite Claims Mental Impairment Made Him Ineligible

A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on parole for a triple slaying years earlier was executed Thursday evening. Robert Ladd, 57, received a lethal injection after the …

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TV exec could be jailed for hiding assets, failing to pay child support in divorce

A prominent TV exec could spend his weekends behind bars if he doesn’t stop being a deadbeat dad, according to an appeals court ruling released Thursday. Douglas Holloway, president of ION Media Networks and a former …

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