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Impeachment counsel Goldman to run for NY attorney general

Daniel Goldman, the former federal prosecutor who served as counsel to House Democrats in the first impeachment inquiry against former president Donald Trump, said he will run for attorney general of New York.

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Inmate who was key to juvenile life debate is up for parole

NEW ORLEANS — In recent years, hundreds of people once destined to spend the rest of their lives in prison after being convicted of crimes as juveniles have gone free after Supreme Court decisions ruling that young people are capable ...

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Workers at federal prisons are committing some of the crimes

WASHINGTON — More than 100 federal prison workers have been arrested, convicted or sentenced for crimes since the start of 2019, including a warden indicted for sexual abuse, an associate warden charged with murder, guards taking cash to smuggle drugs ...

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Jeffrey Epstein faces trial by proxy: Ghislaine Maxwell

NEW YORK — After disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide behind bars, a judge invited his accusers to court to vent their anger at a man they called a coward for taking his own life to escape accountability for ...

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Zephyr Teachout announces run for New York attorney general

NEW YORK (AP) — Law professor Zephyr Teachout, who lost the 2018 Democratic primary for New York state attorney general to Letitia James, announced Monday that she will seek the nomination again next year. “My name is Zephyr Teachout, and ...

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Justices turn away VW appeals over emissions scandal suits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away appeals from Volkswagen that sought to stop state and local lawsuits related to the 2015 scandal in which the automaker was found to have rigged its vehicles to cheat U.S. ...

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Homer Plessy, key to ‘separate but equal,’ on road to pardon

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana board on Friday voted to pardon Homer Plessy, whose decision to sit in a “whites-only” railroad car to protest discrimination led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1896 “separate but equal” ruling affirming state segregation ...

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New trial ordered in murder case

A state appeals court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of murder because of a Sixth Amendment violation. Defendant Troy Lockley, 47, was convicted in state Supreme Court in Queens in June 2014 of two counts of ...

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New fast-track docket for migrants faces familiar challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — The average time for U.S. immigration cases to be resolved is nearly four years. But that’s not the mandate in Francisco Prieto’s courtroom. The New York judge must attempt to rule within 300 days on dozens ...

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EXPLAINER: Who has the Jan. 6 panel subpoenaed — and why?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has issued almost three dozen subpoenas as it aggressively seeks information about the origins of the attack and what former President Donald Trump did — or didn’t do ...

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Police: Armed man fatally shot by officers after wild chase

NEW YORK (AP) — A 65-year-old man was shot and killed by New York City police officers after he fled from a traffic stop, crashed his vehicle into a police car and then pointed a gun at the officers, police ...

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