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Campaign for Justice continues to succeed despite pandemic

The Campaign for Justice announced this week that it closed another successful fundraising campaign this year, continuing to raise over $225,000 annually despite not being able to host in-person events during the pandemic. Law firms Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, ...

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Buffalo supermarket gunman charged with federal hate crimes

The white gunman who killed 10 Black people in a racist attack at a Buffalo supermarket was charged Wednesday with federal hate crimes and could face the death penalty if convicted. The criminal complaint filed Wednesday against Payton Gendron coincided ...

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High court rules against government on drug reimbursement

The Supreme Court said Wednesday that the federal government improperly lowered drug reimbursement payments to hospitals and clinics that serve low-income communities, a reduction that cost the facilities billions of dollars. The high court ruled unanimously in a case involving ...

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NY Court of Appeals: Bronx Zoo elephant named Happy isn’t a person

Happy the elephant may be intelligent and deserving of compassion, but she cannot be considered a person being illegally confined to the Bronx Zoo, New York’s top court ruled Tuesday. The 5-2 decision by the state Court of Appeals comes ...

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Supreme Court rules against Navajo Nation member

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Native Americans prosecuted in certain tribal courts can also be prosecuted based on the same incident in federal court, which can result in longer sentences. The 6-3 ruling is in keeping with an earlier ...

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Justices rule against detained immigrants seeking release

The Supreme Court has ruled against immigrants who are seeking their release from long periods of detention while they fight deportation orders. In two cases decided Monday, the court said that the immigrants, who fear persecution if sent back to ...

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