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New York Law Blocks Judges From Practicing Medicine From The Bench

“It’s taken so long for this commonsense decision to be made.” WASHINGTON — Drug court judges in New York will no longer be allowed to order defendants in recovery to stop taking …

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Planned Parenthood President Rips GOP For Political Grandstanding During Marathon House Hearing

WASHINGTON — After enduring a marathon House hearing on Tuesday during which GOP representatives frequently interrupted her, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards accused them of political grandstanding …

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New Lawsuit Paints Troubling Picture Of Police Conduct After Killing Teen

Cop allegedly shouted “I’ll blow your f**king head off” before shooting Zachary Hammond. A federal lawsuit filed Monday claims the last words that 19-year-old Zachary Hammond heard were from a Seneca, …

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Hillary Clinton Calls For Eliminating Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced she wants to eliminate the “Cadillac tax,” a key feature of the Affordable Care Act that economists love and pretty much everybody else says they hate. White House officials, who …

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Super PAC Contributions Can Be Considered Bribes: Judge

WASHINGTON — A district court judge on Monday dismissed four corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and his donor Salomon Melgen, but denied motions to toss out other charges including, notably, …

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GOP To Launch New Assault On Obamacare, Planned Parenthood

House Republicans have a plan to get their bills past the Senate. WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood and Obamacare are probably the two things the GOP hates most. House Republicans are targeting both this week with …

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Virginia Governor Won’t Stop Execution For Serial Killer Claiming Intellectual Disability

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who opposes the death penalty, said there’s no legal reason to intervene in the execution of Alfredo Prieto. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) said Monday he won’t stop Thursday’s …

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Divided Oklahoma Court Refuses To Halt Richard Glossip’s Execution

The majority said “the legal principle of finality of judgment” trumps Glossip’s claims of innocence. A deeply divided Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals declined to halt again the upcoming execution of …

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NYC to Target Evictions in Bid to Curb Homelessness

As Mayor Bill de Blasio struggles to control rising homelessness in New York, the city plans to hire more lawyers to help financially stressed residents avoid eviction—especially in neighborhoods that are quickly …

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Law prof sues university over concealed-carry ban

An associate law professor has filed suit against the University of Missouri, contending that its ban on having firearms on campus contradicts a new state constitutional provision. Royce de R. Barondes, who teaches a …

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