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  • * Hillary Clinton vows to end the era of mass incarceration. Just one of many things Bill Clinton left his mark on that she wishes you’d forget. [Huffington Post] * Protesters arrested on Monday in Baltimore weren’t even charged until today and are being held functionally without bail. Because at this point the most important […]
  • UNITED NATIONS, April 29 (Reuters) – The United Nations Libya mediator said on Wednesday it was “difficult to be optimistic” a peace deal could be reached, but the aim was to try and broker agreement on a unity government before the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan starts in mid-June. Source:
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  • In the past few years, the Roberts Court has been very supportive of the freedom of speech, ruling in favor of protests by the Westboro Baptist Church at a soldier’s funeral, violent video games for children, videos depicting dog-fighting, and lies about receiving prestigious military medals. But today an unusual coalition of five Justices — […]
  • Analysis For months, the Supreme Court has given no explanation as it refused to give inmates awaiting execution any chance to learn about the methods by which they would be put to death, and has said nothing as it allowed states to experiment with new lethal-drug combinations even after some of those executions were seriously […]
  • If you ever wanted to know what a lawyer thinks about while playing video games… Source:
  • For young lawyers working in plaintiffs’ firms, Al Davis’s famous quote illuminates the path towards professional prosperity, as columnist Jed Cain explains. Source:
  • If you check your email 100 times per day and lose two minutes each time, that’s over three hours a day you’re losing to your inbox. Source:
  • Analysis In a quite modest retreat from the Supreme Court’s full support for the free and massive flow of money into American politics, the Justices split five to four on Wednesday in allowing states to bar candidates for judgeships from personally asking for campaign donations. Although the majority left wide options for judicial candidates to […]
  • BAUCHI, Nigeria, April 29 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s military said on Wednesday it had transported nearly 300 women and girls rescued from Boko Haram to the hilly border town of Gwoza, as it seeks clues to the whereabouts of other girls whose abduction last year provoked international outrage. Source:
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