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  1. The Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trialRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    People enter the Arapahoe County Justice Center on the first day of the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes, in Centennial, Colo., Monday, April 27, 2015. As the trial begins, the key won't be whether he caused the carnage, but whether Holmes was sane at the time of the killings.

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  2. Judge sticks to $1 million sanction of lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Paul Panepinto on Monday rejected a request that he reverse his nearly $1 million sanction order against insurance defense lawyer Nancy Raynor, saying new evidence Raynor cited in a hearing in March was not credible. Panepinto had harsh words for a witness who came forward in February to back up Raynor's claim that she had done nothing wrong.

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  3. The Latest: Defender cites mental illness in Holmes' familyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    People enter the Arapahoe County Justice Center on the first day of the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes, in Centennial, Colo., Monday, April 27, 2015. As the trial begins, the key won't be whether he caused the carnage, but whether Holmes was sane at the time of the killings.

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  4. Sneaky crosswalk law in Los Angeles is a tax for the crime of being poorRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    Eduardo Lopez is 22-years-old. Last week, after he clocked out of his a minimum-wage graveyard-shift job loading pallets near LAX, he was rushing to catch a bus so he could make it to his class at Glendale Community College on time.

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  5. News guide: Movie theater shooting trial opens in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Opening statements are set Monday in the long-awaited trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Here's a look at top elements in the case: ___ THE CRIME: About 420 people were watching a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" on July 20, 2012, in the Denver suburb of Aurora when Holmes tossed gas canisters into the audience and opened fire.

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  6. Friedman v. City of Highland Park IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    The City of Highland Park has an ordinance that prohibits possession of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines . The ordinance defines an assault weapon as any semi-automatic gun that can accept a large-capacity magazine and has one of five other features: a pistol grip without a stock ; a folding, telescoping, or thumbhole stock; a grip for the non-trigger hand; a barrel shroud; or a muzzle brake or compensator.

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  7. Trial To Begin For Man In South Bend Toddler's DeathRead the original story

    Yesterday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A 19-year-old man charged in the death of a South Bend toddler is set to go on trial this week. WNDU-TV reports Tarez Buchanon is charged with attempted murder and criminal gang enhancement in the April 2014 death of 2-year-old John Swoveland Jr. Authorities say the child died when he was struck by a stray bullet from a gunfight between two rival gangs several blocks away.

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  8. United States v. SellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    Before CABRANES, LOHIER, and DRONEY, Circuit Judges. Barry D. Leiwant, Federal Defenders of New York, Inc., Appeals Bureau, New York, NY, for Defendant-Appellant.

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  9. Ex-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    File-This March 3, 2015, file photo shows former State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver joining a coalition of elected officials and civic leaders at a press conference outside City Hall in New York. The former New York state Assembly Speaker is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post.The Democrat is set to enter a plea Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Manhattan federal court.

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  10. News guide: Day 2 of the theater shooting trial in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The York Daily Record

    Testimony starts Tuesday, the second day of the long-awaited trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Here's a look at where things stand: In the trial's first hours, Monday prosecutors and defense lawyers filled in many gaps in the story of James Holmes' life: Two court-ordered psychiatric exams concluded he was sane at the time of the massacre.

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  11. Mason Decosmo: 6 jurors selected for Kenneth Stahli's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times Herald-Record

    Six jurors were picked Monday for the murder trial of Kenneth Stahli, charged in the death last year of 2-year-old Mason Decosmo.

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  12. Should I move my car after an accident if it's blocking traffic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Globe and Mail

    Is it okay to move your car after an accident or should you leave it in place until the police arrive - even if it's blocking traffic? - Shelley, via Twitter "There's no law here that says you have to move it," says Const. Clint Stibbe, with Toronto Police traffic services.

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  13. Baltimore: Black life, riots on the streetsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    There's much to be concerned and frightened about in Baltimore following a prayerful Sunday and funeral Monday, when Baltimore police warned law enforcers that the Crips, Bloods and Black Guerrilla Family are joining forces to "take out" police officers. By the time the remains of Freddie Gray had been buried in God's green earth and school kids began making their way home Monday afternoon, ne'er-do-wells began changing the tenor of events that have consumed "Charm City" since Mr. Gray died from injuries he sustained in police custody earlier this month.

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  14. The perilous new push to excuse lawlessnessRead the original story

    Yesterday | New York Post

    Announcing his presidential bid this month, Sen. Rand Paul said he wants to repeal "any law that disproportionately incarcerates people of color." But whether or not Paul reaches the White House, a wide-ranging movement is already under way to transform the criminal-justice system in order to avoid a disparate impact on blacks.

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  15. Anoka County child sex abuse suspect commits suicide days before trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    A former youth volunteer accused of sexually assaulting five boys reportedly died by suicide over the weekend, days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Chad Michael Geyen, 46, was slated to appear in Anoka County District Court on Monday for the start of jury selection.

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  16. Gilbert Million, Lance Stromberg trial opens in alleged Boulder real estate scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Camera

    The felony theft trial for two Boulder men began today as attorneys argued whether a real estate deal one of them brokered took advantage of an elderly woman. Gilbert Million and Lance Stromberg were indicted by a Boulder County grand jury in June of 2014, according to court records.

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  17. The fight against blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Cape Cod Times

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – It can be a nightmare for any neighborhood: A house or apartment complex is ruining the block with blight and criminal activity. 1 comment

  18. WAGNER v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | FindLaw

    Before: FABE, Chief Justice, STOWERS, MAASSEN, and BOLGER, Justices. Marjorie Mock, Contract Attorney for the Public Defender, Anchorage, and Quinlan Steiner, Public Defender, Anchorage, for Petitioner.

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  19. STATE v. McCLELLANDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | FindLaw

    Peter Maharry, of Kansas Appellate Defender Office, argued the cause, and Rachel Pickering, of the same office, was on the brief for appellant. Jodi E. Litfin, assistant district attorney, argued the cause, and Chadwick J. Taylor, district attorney, and Derek Schmidt, attorney general, were with her on the brief for appellee.

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  20. STATE v. ALCALARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | FindLaw

    Joanna Labastida, of Kansas Appellate Defender Office, argued the cause and was on the briefs for appellant. Jodi E. Litfin, assistant district attorney, argued the cause, and Chadwick J. Taylor, district attorney, and Derek Schmidt, attorney general, were with her on the brief for appellee.

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