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LA supes consider $2.5M settlement of fatal deputy shooting suit

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| The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote on a proposed $2.5 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit filed by the family of Johnny Martinez, shot and killed in a confrontation with four sheriff's deputies in Oct.

Brett Kavanaugh Supported Broad Leeway For Presidents Under Investigation

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President Trump's new nominee for the Supreme Court argued that presidents should be protected from lawsuits and investigations while they're in office.

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LA County Board to decide on $1 million settlement

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The Board of Supervisors decides whether to approve a $1 million settlement for a lawsuit over a sexual assault case in a juvenile detention facility.

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Trump Administration Will Miss Deadline To Reunite Migrant Kids Under 5 With Parents

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Of the 102 young children in custody, the Justice Department says at least 54 will return to their parents by Tuesday as ordered by a court. But a judge still voiced optimism about "real progress."

Religion, The Supreme Court, And Why It Matters

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With President Trump set to name the next justice to the high court soon, it's worth noting it was once dominated by Protestant Christians. Now, it is now more Jewish, Catholic and conservative.

Trump administration loses in California sanctuary law case

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A federal judge in Sacramento rejected the Trump administration's argument that S.B. 54, the state sanctuary law, impedes immigration agents from doing their jobs.

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Trump Narrows Supreme Court Shortlist To 3 — With 2 On The Inside Track

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The president could decide as early as Friday between judges Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge for his high court nominee. Kavanaugh and Barrett appear to be the top two.

Slain Long Beach firefighter remembered in moving ceremony

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Fire Captain Dave Rosa, a 17-year veteran of the Long Beach Fire Department, was remembered Tuesday as a great firefighter, family man and friend.

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Federal Judge Orders Administration To End Arbitrary Detention Of Asylum-Seekers

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A federal judge rules that the Trump administration may not indefinitely detain asylum-seekers who have proven a credible fear of persecution in their homelands.