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Feds outline new plan for inmates to pay victim restitution

The Justice Department is proposing changes to how it runs federal prisoners’ deposit accounts in an effort to make sure victims are paid restitution, including from some high-profile inmates with large balances. The new rule was published in the federal ...

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Justices turn away Israeli spyware maker in WhatsApp suit

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an Israeli spyware maker’s bid to derail a high-profile lawsuit filed by the WhatsApp messaging service. The justices left in place lower court rulings against the Israeli firm, NSO Group. WhatsApp claims that NSO ...

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Court revives claims by Texas death row inmate backed by DA

The Supreme Court on Monday revived claims by a Texas inmate who has the rare support of the state prosecutor’s office that put him on death row. The justices threw out a Texas appeals court ruling that refused to grant ...

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US Supreme Court won’t hear appeals from ‘Wichita massacre’

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeals of two brothers who were sentenced to death for four fatal shootings in a Kansas soccer field in December 2000 known as “the Wichita massacre.” Outgoing Kansas Attorney General Derek ...

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FTC proposes rule that would ban employee noncompete clauses

FILE - The Federal Trade Commission building in Washington is pictured on Jan. 28, 2015. The Federal Trade Commission is proposing a new rule that would prevent employers from imposing noncompete clauses on their workers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule Thursday that would ban U.S. employers from imposing noncompete clauses on workers, a sweeping measure that could make it easier for people to switch jobs and deepen competition for labor across a wide ...

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Monroe County District Attorney’s weekly update

Monroe County District Attorney’s weekly update David Fallon Jr. is currently on trial for second-degree assault. Fallon is accused of assaulting a Rochester police officer. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Megan Hausner. On Monday, First ADA ...

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Murder conviction affirmed

A New York appeals court has affirmed a murder conviction, rejecting an argument that the prosecution failed to abide by discovery rules.

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Harter Secrets & Emery adds partners

The law firm of Harter Secrest & Emery LLP has announced the election of four new partners: C. Christopher Murillo, Sarah A. Pellerin, Glenn R. Schieck, and Edward M. Stone. Murillo is a member of the firm’s securities and capital ...

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Justice Jackson working on a memoir, titled ‘Lovely One’

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is working on a memoir. Jackson, the first Black woman appointed to the court, is calling the book “Lovely One.” “Mine has been an unlikely journey,” Jackson said in a statement released Thursday by ...

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