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US court hears debate in NSA phone records case

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has expressed concern about the government’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records. The judges are questioning whether it could be extended to bank and credit card records as well. Questions ...

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Man shot, killed after opening fire at NY court

MIDDLETOWN — A man killed in a gunfight with security officers at a courthouse Wednesday was angry at the city mayor and facing charges he menaced the mayor’s daughter last year, according to authorities and court documents. Timothy Mulqueen, of ...

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High court undoes Scalia’s pro-tobacco order

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia exercised a rarely used power last fall to let Philip Morris USA and three other big tobacco companies delay making multimillion-dollar payments for a program to help people quit smoking.

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Appropriation art back in court

The latest in a line of decisions interpreting what constitutes fair use under copyright law came from the Southern District of New York in March in the case of Cariou v. Prince and is now on appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Court to focus on veterans issues

CENTRAL ISLIP — Officials on eastern Long Island are opening a special court dedicated to legal problems affecting veterans. Congressman Steve Israel and others were expected to attend the formal dedication ...

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iPad’s day in court

Apple’s tablet computer hasn’t even been on the market a month, but a few lawyers are already putting it through its paces. Weighing in at only 1.5 pounds, the iPad has lawyers raving ...

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