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My Turn: Old associations: Hopeful developments on campaigns and guns

...indeed, compelling - state interest in controlling crime."In an ABC News interview on the same day as the ruling, Circuit Judge Jose A. Cabranes said, "When used, these weapons tend to result in more numerous wounds, more serious wounds and...
Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death

...on the charges took place attracted dozens, and resulted in just one arrest.Defense attorneys failed to convince Circuit Judge Barry Williams that what they claimed was prosecutorial misconduct on the part of State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby...
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Girls to stay in adult court in classmate stabbing case

...character Slender Man will stay in adult court, where they could face a sentence of decades in prison.Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren said he was worried that the girls would stop receiving mental health treatment and be released into...
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Jail clerical error acknowledged in church shooting gun buy

...Roof's case, saying his right to a fair trial "could be in jeopardy" because of all the publicity of his case. Circuit Judge J.C. Nicholson's order prevents information such as 911 calls, coroner reports, witness statements and mental...
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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...Court of Appeals reinstated the exemption but decided to rehear arguments. The en banc court, which means all 9th Circuit judges heard the case, found the 2003 exemption invalid because the U.S. Department of Agriculture "failed to provide...
Woman gets life sentence in granddaughter's running death

...her granddaughter Savannah back with her today.Garrard gripped the hand of her defense attorney as Etowah County Circuit Judge Billy Ogletree said he would uphold a jury's recommendation of life without parole, rather than death by lethal...
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NSA phone spying illegal, judge rules

...medical records and electronic communications, including email and social media information.An opinion written by Circuit Judge Gerald Lynch said Congress could "profoundly alter the legal landscape" after debate."Congress cannot reasonably...
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Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

...relationships of its gay and lesbian citizens," he wrote.MAYLate in the afternoon of Friday, May 9, a county circuit judge in Little Rock struck down Arkansas' 10-year-old ban on gay marriages.A week passed before Judge Chris Piazza's...
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Couples challenging Alaska gay-marriage ban

...federal courts around the country strike down similar bans.The Alaska lawsuit was filed three days after a county circuit judge in Arkansas late Friday tossed out the 2004 constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with a 1997...
Supporters: Only a matter of time for same-sex marriage in Alaska

...said the denial of the stay is a detail only; Idaho has indicated it will seek a review of the decision. If 9th Circuit judges - either three or the entire panel - rehear the case, Tuesday's decision could be thrown out, she said. It's...
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