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Appeals Court Rules Trump Administration Can Keep Sending Asylum-Seekers To Mexico

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| A Ninth Circuit panel overturned a lower court's injunction on the administration's policy requiring asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico as they await court proceedings in the U.S.

Georgia's Governor Signs 'Fetal Heartbeat' Abortion Law

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The legislation bans abortions as soon as a heartbeat can be detected, which typically occurs about six weeks into a pregnancy. The controversial law is expected to trigger a lengthy legal battle.

Alabama Judge Rules 'Systematic Inadequacies' Fueled Prison Suicides, Orders Monitor

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The current prison system fails to protect inmates from killing themselves, a federal court ruled. The decision comes after 15 state inmates died by suicide in 15 months.

LA supes move towards ending cash bail

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The L.A. County Board of Supervisors took a step Tuesday towards ending the requirement that people hand over cash before being released from jail.

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LA police union backs state bill that would boost training on dealing with mentally ill

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This story aired on March 14, 2019.

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Seven LA Sheriff's deputies claim 'Banditos' deputies gang harassed, attacked them

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This story aired on March 8, 2019.

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Villanueva set for tense meeting with civilian oversight panel

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This story aired on Monday, March 25, 2019.

Judge Is Open To Releasing Man Prosecutors Have Called 'Domestic Terrorist'

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The judge notes the only charges against Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson involve drug and weapons violations and says he should be released pending trial with "a whole lot of supervision."

Parkland School Shooter Public Defenders Seek To Withdraw Because Cruz Has Money Now

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A parent's life insurance policy will mean a more than $400,000 payout for Nikolas Cruz. The public defender's office can only represent people who can't afford representation on their own.