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Trump's Migrant Family Policy Now Moves To The Courts

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| At issue: How should cases proceed and what should happen to the more than 2,000 immigrant minors already detained in light of the president's executive order?

With Billions At Stake, Supreme Court Rules States May Tax Online Retailers

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The Supreme Court on Thursday held that states may impose sales taxes on Internet retailers with no physical presence within the state.

LA Sheriff probes claim of false statements, excessive force in deputy shooting

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will investigate a convicted burglar's claims of "false statements, conflicting statements and excessive force" in his April 2011 shooting by a deputy.

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LAPD releases first body cam video under new policy

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The policy requires the release of footage in critical incidents within 45 days. The video released Wednesday is an edited version of a fatal incident in South L.A. It shows officers subduing a suspect who had been holding a metal pipe.

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W. Va. Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry Is Charged With 22 Counts, Including Fraud

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Loughry, 47, has been suspended without pay, the state Supreme Court says. In addition to being a judge, he wrote a book about political corruption in West Virginia.

LA Supes set to vote on new jail for mentally ill inmates

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On Tuesday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider a $2.2 billion plan to build a new jail in downtown that will replace the aging Men's Central Jail. The new facility would specialize in treating mentally ill inmates.

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LA Supes vote to move ahead with new jail for mentally ill inmates

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to move ahead with a $2.2 billion plan to demolish Men's Central Jail in downtown L.A. and replace it with a 3,800-bed facility that will specialize in treating inmates with mental health problems.

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Former CIA Employee Charged In Massive Leak Of Confidential Information

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Joshua Schulte allegedly stole material for an unnamed organization — thought to be WikiLeaks — to post online. The group released a trove of documents on the agency's hacking tools last year.

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering, Leaving Status Quo In Place

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The court on Monday, in twin partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland, said either that challengers didn't have standing or didn't weigh in on the merits of the case.