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Senate Quickens Pace of Approving Trump Judicial Picks

One thing is definitely going right for U.S. President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress: they are steadily getting conservatives appointed as judges, advancing their long-held ambition…

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Judge Approves Jail-Letters Settlement in Kansas

A federal judge given the final go-ahead to a settlement in the lawsuit filed against the Wilson County sheriff over his jail’s policy of allowing inmates to receive and send…

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Martin Shkreli Has Bail Revoked, Heads to Jail

Former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli had his bail revoked and was headed to jail Wednesday while awaiting sentencing for a securities-fraud conviction. A judge heard arguments about whether the…

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First Arab High Court Justice Retires

Israeli High Court Justice and Vice President Salim Joubran, the first Arab member of the court, retired on Thursday at the mandatory judicial retirement age of 70. In a farewell…

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Judge Rules Against UPS in Untaxed Cigarette Case

A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored “red flags” that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a…

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Appeals Judges Question Ex-Speaker’s Conviction

Appeals court judges in New York seem receptive to arguments that a recent Supreme Court ruling tosses ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s public corruption conviction into doubt. The 2nd U.S. Circuit…

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