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What lessons can Americans draw in 2016 from the WWII-era internment of Japanese-Americans?

When Dale Minami was in law school, Fred Korematsu was a name on a casebook, a lesson about the power and the limits of the courts. In the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1944 caseKorematsu v. United States, the court ruledthat …

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Police Officer Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man

A white Virginia police officer was convicted of voluntary manslaughter Thursday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old accused of shoplifting. A circuit court jury found former Portsmouth police officer …

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Melania Trump Denies Breaking Immigration Laws

Melania Trump, the wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, denied on Thursday that she had ever broken immigration laws, in response to a Politico report that calls into question whether she committed visa …

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Two L.A. Policemen Who Shot Dead Unarmed Black Man Sue City For Racial Discrimination

(Reuters) – Two Los Angeles police officers who shot dead an unarmed black man in 2014 are suing the city for alleged racial discrimination and retaliation after not being allowed to return to the field, the Los …

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This shrinking law firm tops ‘A-List’; is it a ‘one-horse firm’?

Irell & Manella had just 112 practicing lawyers as of mid-July, down from a high of 221 lawyers in 2003. Its revenue dropped 19 percent last year and its profits per partner—at a more than respectable $3.2 …

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Governor who blocked public-defender budget increases is ordered to represent indigent defendant

Taking aim at the government official who has blocked budget increases for indigent defense, the top public defender in Missouri has appointed Gov. Jay Nixon to represent a poor defendant in an assault case. Michael …

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