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Long Island nightclub owner struggling to open cabaret files $2.5M suit against man who said he has mob ties

The owner of a bawdy nightclub on Long Island, who has been fighting fierce community opposition to open a second Las Vegas-style cabaret, is suing a local gadfly for falsely accusing him of having ties to organized …

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Here Are Some Of The Most Shocking Parts Of DOJ’s Report On Baltimore Police

WASHINGTON ― The Justice Department formally released a damning report on Wednesday detailing the routine abuse inflicted on Baltimore residents by the city’s police department. Baltimore police regularly performed …

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Twitter Wins Dismissal Of Lawsuit Alleging Islamic State Support: Federal Judge

Twitter Inc won a bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the widow of an American killed in Jordan which accused the social media company of giving voice to Islamic State, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. U.S. District …

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Federal Judge Officially Weakens Texas’ Voter ID Law Before The Election

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Wednesday approved a deal reached between Texas and civil rights groups to remedy a voter identification law that was found to be discriminatory and in violation of the …

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Florida officer who shot 73-year-old librarian at police academy was subject of previous lawsuit

The officer who killed a Florida librarian during a citizen police academy was the subject of an excessive force lawsuit. Mary Knowlton, 73, was attending the class at the Punta Gorda Police Department Tuesday evening …

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Non-lawyer ownership laws in UK allow some firms to thrive

While the debate over non-lawyer ownership of law firms continues to rage in the United States, several lawyers in the U.K. seem to be pleased with the way outside investments have helped their firms. Two UK firms have …

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Justice Department report: Baltimore police routinely violated civil rights

Baltimore police routinely violated the constitutional rights of residents by conducting unlawful stops and using excessive force, according to the findings of a long-anticipated Justice Department probe to be released …

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Groundbreaking Lawsuit Targets ‘Extortionist’ Cities Near Ferguson That Lock Poor People In Cages

ST. LOUIS ― Civil rights lawyers sued 13 St. Louis-area cities in federal court on Tuesday, alleging they violated the constitutional rights of poor people by locking them in squalid jail cells in connection with …

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Trump Could Learn Something From The Way Clinton Responded To The Benghazi Parents Suing Her

Two parents of Americans killed in the 2012 Benghazi attack sued Hillary ClintonMonday, accusing her of contributing to the factors that led to their sons’ deaths. “The Benghazi attack was directly and proximately …

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Alabama Chief Justice To Face Trial For Barring Same-Sex Marriage

A court has decided that Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore will face trial in September for violating judicial ethics after he ordered state judges not to issue same-sex marriage licenses early this year. The Alabama …

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