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Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

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| A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen.

Supreme Court Seems Ready To Uphold Restrictive Voting Laws

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The court heard arguments in a case that could allow state legislatures to make it more difficult for some to vote. The arguments centered on a key portion of the Voting Rights Act.

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2 Americans Accused Of Helping Carlos Ghosn Escape Are Extradited To Japan

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The father and son arrived in Tokyo after fighting extradition. They're accused of helping former Nissan Motors Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan as he awaited trial.

High Noon For The Future Of The Voting Rights Act At The Supreme Court

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In 2013, the court gutted a key provision of the law, citing that Section 2 of the act still bars discrimination in voting nationwide. Now, Section 2 is in the conservative court's crosshairs.

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'Yeah, We Lied': Messages Show Prosecutors' Panic Over Missteps In Federal Case

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The newly disclosed documents give a window into the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan after a judge started asking questions about a case that the Justice Department won but then abandoned.

How Judges' Work Experience Can Impact Court Rulings — And Legal Precedent

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A new study of diversity on the bench reports that judges who worked as prosecutors and corporate attorneys are significantly more likely to rule in favor of employers in workplace disputes.

Mother of Ahmaud Arbery Files Civil Lawsuit On Anniversary Of Son's Killing

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The suit names Gregory and Travis McMichael, as well as William "Roddie" Bryan, who are all facing felony murder charges in connection to Arbery's death.

Wife Of 'El Chapo' Arrested In U.S. On Drug Charges

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Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán faces several drug charges and is under investigation for allegedly helping her husband escape from a Mexican prison in 2015.

Supreme Court Paves Way For N.Y. Grand Jury To Get Trump Financial Records

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The high court's decision marks a major setback for Trump, who for years has fought to shield his finances and business practices from scrutiny.