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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?

Federal Commission Sues Walmart For Alleged Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees

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The complaint, filed on behalf of Alyssa Gilliam, claims Walmart failed to assign pregnant employees to light duty to save them from heavy lifting, as it does for workers with other disabilities.

Suge Knight Faces 28-Year Prison Term In Plea Deal Over Fatal Hit-And-Run

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The co-founder of Death Row Records, who is 53, agreed to a plea deal for one count of voluntary manslaughter. He had been facing charges of murder and attempted murder.

3D Gun Printing Company Founder Accused Of Sexual Assault Of A Minor

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Cody Wilson was charged with the second-degree felony in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Police say the 30-year-old was last known to be in Taiwan but missed a scheduled flight back to the U.S.