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Judge Refers Prosecutors For Possible DOJ Investigation In Rebuke Over Botched Case

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| Judge Alison Nathan wrote she fears government lapses in an Iranian sanctions case may have revealed broader problems with how prosecutors disclose evidence to defendants.

In A Tribute To Justice Ginsburg, Obama Calls On Senate Delay Naming A Successor


In his statement, Obama said Republicans should "apply rules with consistency, and not based on what's convenient or advantageous in the moment."

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87


Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from cancer. Her death will set in motion what promises to be a tumultuous political battle over who will succeed her.

Omaha Grand Jury Indicts Bar Owner Over Fatal Shooting Of Black Protester In May


Jake Gardner faces four charges, including manslaughter. While local officials initially ruled he had acted in self-defense, a special prosecutor said on Tuesday that new evidence suggested otherwise.

Backup Driver Of Autonomous Uber SUV Charged With Negligent Homicide In Arizona


Rafaela Vasquez was watching the television show The Voice when the car struck a pedestrian walking her bike across a Tempe street at night.

Connecticut Police Chief Facing Fraud Charges For Allegedly Rigging His Own Hiring


Federal authorities arrested the police chief and city personnel director of Bridgeport, Conn., on Thursday, alleging the two rigged the examination process that led to the chief's hiring in 2018.

Ex-Columbia University Gynecologist Accused Of Abusing Dozens Of Patients Is Indicted


Robert Hadden has been arrested in connection with the abuse of dozens of female patients, including minors. He has been accused of abuse in the past but avoided jail time in a previous case.

Review Of Federal Charges In Portland Unrest Show Most Are Misdemeanors


That finding by NPR is in stark contrast to the Trump administration's description of the Oregon city as being under siege by radical leftists.

Trump Talks Tough On Crime, But Federal Deployments Likely Won't Ease It


President Trump has sent federal agents to cities experiencing a spike in violence. But critics worry the White House is using crime and protests for political advantage in an election year.