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Court: Age Must Be Considered When Youths Get ‘Life’ Terms

New Jersey’s highest court ruled Wednesday that juveniles can’t receive the practical equivalent of life sentences without parole unless the sentencing judge considers their age and its “attendant characteristics.” The…

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LI Man Sentenced to 13 Years for Trying to Join al-Qaida

UPDATE 5:28 p.m. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) – Justin Kaliebe was sentenced to 13 years in prison Tuesday for trying to join a terrorist group. Kaliebe was arrested in 2013,…

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Esteban Santiago Makes Initial Court Appearance

The Iraq war veteran held in the fatal shooting of five people inside Fort Lauderdale’s airport answered questions in a clear voice on Monday as he was appointed public defenders…

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Court Backs Release of Mispallelim at Kever Yehoshua

Lod District Court on Monday afternoon rejected a police appeal against the release of the mispallelim who were attacked after a visit to Kever Yehoshua last week, and criticized security…

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High Court Denounces Threats Against Azaria Judges

The angry public reaction against the conviction of Sgt. Elor Azaria of manslaughter on Wednesday has gone too far, High Court President Miriam Naor said on Thursday, The Times of…

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Two Arrested for Threatening Judges in Azaria Case

Police overnight Wednesday arrested a Yerushalayim resident who was accused of inciting violence in the wake of the conviction of IDF soldier Elor Azaria earlier Wednesday on manslaughter charges. The…

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High Court Defers Ruling on Women at Kosel

Israel’s High Court postponed judgment on a petition from Women of the Wall for the right to conduct their own prayer ceremonies and read from the Torah at the Kosel.…

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