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Tully Rinckey adds Title IX expert

Attorney Ryan Thompson has joined Tully Rinckey PLLC as senior counsel and leader of the firm’s Title IX practice group just in time to help clients with new federal regulations that take effect Aug. 14. Thompson, who will work out ...

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Judge bans lawyers from identifying Epstein abuse victims

NEW YORK — The judge presiding over the criminal case against a British socialite charged with recruiting teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse said Friday that her attorneys are not permitted to publicly identify accusers even if ...

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Lawsuit: Trump still blocks Twitter critics after court loss

NEW YORK — An organization that successfully proved President Donald Trump violated the law when he blocked Twitter critics sued him anew on Friday, saying he continues to reject some accounts two years after losing in court. The Knight First ...

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Robert Durst murder trial to resume in 2021 because of virus

LOS ANGELES — The California murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst is scheduled to resume before a jury in April after the multimillionaire rejected an offer Friday to let a judge decide his fate sooner. The ...

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Slaying at US judge’s home raises concern about cyberthreats

PHILADELPHIA — In 2005, U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow returned from work to find her husband and mother shot dead in the basement of her Chicago home. Investigators initially focused on a White Supremacist who had put out a hit ...

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Federal court to review ‘protest bans’ in Portland arrests

U.S. court officials in Oregon are reviewing bans on future protesting that were placed on some people arrested during protests in Portland after some raised concerns that the prohibitions violated the First Amendment. “We’re reviewing every case again right now ...

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Protesters vary as much as their arrests, AP analysis shows

Sheena McFarren was two rows behind a line of police at a protest in Portland, Oregon, when she saw officers pepper-spraying a Black man. “I said, ‘Hell no,’ so I pulled his backpack back really hard and stepped into the ...

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US government drops effort to silence Trump’s ex-lawyer

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government dropped its effort to silence President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer on Thursday, saying it will no longer demand that Michael Cohen not speak with the media in the weeks before his book ...

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State AG leads charge to fight health care rule

New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a coalition of 23 attorneys general in a lawsuit to stop a new Trump Administration rule that reportedly makes it easier for healthcare providers and insurance companies to discriminate against certain protected ...

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