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Immigration cases tossed in fallout from high court ruling

LOS ANGELES — Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases thrown out, bringing more chaos to a system ...

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Audit finds improvement at Ferguson municipal court

ST. LOUIS — A new audit found that Ferguson, Missouri, has made significant progress in addressing problems in its municipal court, which drew scrutiny for its treatment of poor and minority people after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown ...

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Court: Police dash camera recordings not public records

TRENTON, N.J. — A divided New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that police dash camera video recordings are not available under state public records law. The 4-3 ruling issued Monday found that because there’s no law mandating the recordings be ...

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Orleans County farm operation sued by employees

A group of migrant farmworkers has filed a class-action lawsuit against an Orleans County company claiming they were underpaid and forced to live in deplorable conditions. The named plaintiffs include: Armando Cardenas and Jose F. Cardenas, from St. Joseph County, ...

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Prosecutors wrapping up case at Manafort fraud trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Prosecutors were poised Friday to wrap up their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, but the sometimes dramatic proceedings hit some unexpected delays after court opened. Judge T.S. Ellis III called a recess without explanation ...

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Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide


WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure can harm babies’ brains. The ...

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Cybersecurity training a must for law firms

There is no business, no sector that is not impacted by the inevitable march of time. As the world becomes more advanced, so too do the potential attacks on businesses from outsiders looking to infiltrate their data and hold their ...

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‘Put aside’ rebuff of prosecutors, judge tells Manafort jury

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The federal judge overseeing the financial trial of Paul Manafort said Thursday he was likely in error when he angrily confronted prosecutors during expert witness testimony, telling jurors in the former Trump campaign chairman’s case to “put ...

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Copyright infringement suit against RIT dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Rochester Institute of Technology. The estate of Stanley Kauffmann, a prolific movie critic who died in 2013, claimed that, in 2015, RIT Press, the scholarly publishing arm of the school, ...

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U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins, son, charged with insider trading

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., attends a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee markup in Rayburn Building on June 13, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

NEW YORK — Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of western New York state was arrested Wednesday on charges he fed inside information he gleaned from sitting on the board of a biotechnology company to his son, helping themselves and others ...

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Morgan Management fraud case involves millions of pieces of evidence

Federal prosecutors handling a fraud case involving Morgan Management employees and business associates got more time to share evidence with the defense, but not as much time as they requested. After a discussion in court on Friday, U.S. Magistrate Judge ...

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Former coach suing RazorSharks for unpaid wages

A former coach of the Rochester RazorSharks, who won league championships in his first two seasons, is suing the organization, claiming he is owed $32,475 in unpaid wages. Chris Iversen alleges in court papers that the independent minor-league basketball team, ...

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