Thousands of federal prisoners already are benefiting from early release reforms in the criminal justice reform bill known as the First Step Act, the U.S.…

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Controversial University of Pennsylvania law professor Amy Wax is back in the news for recent remarks about the dangers of “cultural-distance” immigration. Wax spoke about…

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Late one afternoon in March 2018, I had just left work to meet a friend in Brooklyn when cops stopped me on the street. I…

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Former Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau died Sunday, less than two weeks before his 100th birthday. Morgenthau was the DA for 35 years before his…

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When a man named J.J. was arrested in the Bronx in 2016, the public defenders assigned to represent him assumed he’d get a good plea…

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• An Alabama judge is accused in an ethics complaint of having an affair with a lawyer who appeared before him in court. The judge,…

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Female prisoners in Illinois can't sue under the Fourth Amendment for being forced to show their genitals in a training exercise, a federal appeals court…

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A white college student who showed up at a Black Lives Matter rally in a gorilla mask was acquitted Wednesday on a charge of civil…

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Justice Elena Kagan isn’t giving up hope that the U.S. Supreme Court will eventually overturn its June decision that held partisan gerrymandering is a…

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ABA President Bob Carlson sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, urging members to support the Equality Act of 2019, which would prohibit…

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. is considering whether to create an ethics code for Supreme Court justices, Justice Elena Kagan told…

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In the summer of 2014, as unaccompanied minor immigrants arrived at the border en masse, Stephen Manning was focused on a lesser-noticed but equally pressing…

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Billie Tarascio is experimenting on her law firm for the profession’s greater good.With her two ventures—Modern Law, a divorce law practice in Mesa…

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In the first-released Star Wars installment, Han Solo brags that he can captain the Millennium Falcon through a smuggling route in just under 12 parsecs—a…

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Philippa Ryan thinks a lot about trust. A barrister in Australia, she lectures on the subject, and her PhD thesis focused on the breach of…

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