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Botched execution could renew ‘cruel’ challenges

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate is certain to fire up the debate over what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment — the phrase written into the U.S. Constitution and defined by the courts, piece by piece, ...

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Gay business owners still face challenges

NEW YORK — It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he’s gay. Greenbaum, who owns a computer repair business in Lawrence, Kan., often needs to go into customers’ homes. Some people ...

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Second Amendment to get second SCOTUS look?

new U.S. Supreme Court term is already set to be one for the record books with issues like immigration reform, same-sex marriage rights, the constitutionality of warrantless GPS tracking and the health care law all on tap. But there could be another high profile issue before the justices — again: the Second Amendment.

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Law grads face job market challenges

Figures released by the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) in early June paint a disappointing picture for recent law school graduate job placement. The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit law school graduate career planning and development firm ...

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