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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.

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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Biden Gets Two Vacancies To Fill On Influential D.C. Circuit Court


With Judge David Tatel stepping down, and Judge Merrick Garland set to become Attorney General, expect Katanji Brown Jackson to fill one of the slots. She's also a potential Supreme Court nominee.