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Paul Manafort Jury Asks For Instructions About Consensus On 1 Charge

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| Jurors asked Judge T.S. Ellis III what to do if they could not agree on one of the 18 counts facing the former Trump campaign chairman. The judge sent the jury back to try again to reach a consensus.

Man Who Sexually Assaulted Airline Passenger Convicted, Could Face Life In Prison

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It took a jury less than four hours of deliberation to convict a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a woman who had fallen asleep in the window seat next to him during an overnight flight.

Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?

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Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age discrimination.

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Colorado Baker Sues State Again, After Refusing To Make Cake For Transgender Woman

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Jack Phillips, who prevailed in a Supreme Court case about his refusal to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, is suing Colorado in a case involving a cake celebrating gender transition.

West Virginia House Votes To Impeach 2 State Supreme Court Justices

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The votes come one week after the state House Judiciary Committee approved articles of impeachment against the entire bench of the state Supreme Court of Appeals.

Jury Awards Terminally Ill Man $289 Million In Lawsuit Against Monsanto

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After three days of deliberation the San Francisco jury sided with Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper who regularly used the popular herbicide Roundup.

Judge Orders Return Of Deported Asylum-Seekers

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The federal judge issued the order after learning a mother and daughter involved in a lawsuit challenging new asylum rules had been deported despite assurances to the court they would not be removed.

Immigration Debate Shifts To Texas Judge Who Blocked 2015 DACA Expansion

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Seven states are asking Judge Andrew Hanen for a preliminary injunction to force the government to reject renewals for young people currently enrolled in DACA and stop accepting new applications.

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Is Trump About To Be Able To Say 'You're Fired' To A Lot More People?

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The president is limited in who he can fire in the federal government, but if Brett Kavanaugh becomes Supreme Court justice, Trump will have someone who believes in broad power of the executive.