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Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of Boston Marathon Bomber's Vacated Death Sentences

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| An appeals court ruled last summer that the original trial judge did not secure an impartial jury for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The U.S. has asked the Supreme Court to review the decision.

High-Stakes Supreme Court Clash Between Growers, Farmworkers Could Blow Up Other Laws


At issue is a 1975 California law that allows union organizers limited access to farms so they can seek support from workers in forming a union.

4 Proud Boys Charged With Conspiracy Over Jan. 6 Capitol Riot


They were indicted over allegedly conspiring to obstruct Congress' certification of the Electoral College, including in discussions on encrypted messaging apps.

Virginia Governor Clears Path For Ex-Convicts To Regain Voting Rights


"Too many of our laws were written during a time of open racism and discrimination, and they still bear the traces of inequity," Gov. Ralph Northam said on Tuesday.

U.S. Arrests 2 Men, Saying They Sprayed Sicknick And Others With Chemical At Capitol


The two men are Julian Elie Khater, 32, of State College, Penn., and George Pierre Tanios, 39, of Morgantown, W. Va. They were arrested Sunday.

DOJ Says At Least 100 More People Could Be Charged Over Capitol Attack


The Justice Department says the investigation into the Capitol insurrection will likely be one of the largest in American history.

Eight Miles, A Time-Stamped Receipt And An Overturned Conviction Lead To A Lawsuit


Herbert Alford was wrongly convicted of second-degree murder and spent nearly five years in prison. Now, he's suing Hertz Corp. for failing to turn over a receipt that corroborated his alibi.

Kyle Rittenhouse Trial In Kenosha Killings Delayed Until November


The request to postpone came from prosecutors and defense lawyers looking for more time to build their cases. Rittenhouse is accused of killing two men and wounding another.

Ex-Trump Appointee Accused Of Assaulting Police In Capitol Riot, 'Danger' To Public


Judge Zia Faruqui said Federico Klein's alleged role in the deadly siege, while he was still a government aide, makes him a menace. She said he "was literally directing people" to confront officers.