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House Intern Arrested For Reportedly Doxing Senator During Kavanaugh Hearing

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| Jackson Cosko, who was working in the office of Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, has been charged with publishing restricted personal information, witness tampering and other crimes.

Should A State Execute A Killer So Impaired He No Longer Recalls The Crime?

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In 1985, Vernon Madison shot and killed a police officer who had been assigned to protect his girlfriend. His severe dementia presents a moral and constitutional dilemma for the Supreme Court.

Is 8 Enough? The Consequences Of The Supreme Court Starting 1 Justice Down

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The Supreme Court begins a new term with just eight justices, as the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination continues. And for the first time in over 30 years, the court is left without a swing vote.

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Supreme Court Term Begins In The Shadow Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle

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For now, the court will be evenly divided between conservative and liberal justices. In the next week, the Court will hear cases involving endangered species, the death penalty and immigration law.

Probation commission questions L.A. Model at Camp Kilpatrick

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Commissioner Jacqueline Carter paid a visit to see how the revolutionary juvenile justice model was working so far at Camp Kilpatrick. Her report says...not great.

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Man charged with LA, Santa Monica murders had been deported 6 times

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The L.A. County District Attorney Wednesday charged 47-year-old Ramon Escobar with three counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder. The alleged attacks happened this month in L.

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It's National Voter Registration Day, even at LA County jail

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County officials partnered with ACLU Tuesday to inform and register the 63 percent of people (roughly 10,000) in county jails who are eligible to vote.

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Anita Hill Says Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing 'Cannot Be Fair'

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As it stands now, Hill tells NPR, the hearing cannot provide senators "with enough information to reach a reasonable conclusion." She testified in 1991 that Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her.

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A Timeline Of Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Controversy As Kavanaugh To Face Accuser

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As another Supreme Court nominee faces allegations of sexual misconduct, what can be learned from the handling of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy?