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John Lennon's Killer Is Denied Parole For A 10th Time

New York State Department of Corrections /AP
| A New York State Board of Parole panel said that by murdering a person "beloved by millions," Mark David Chapman "demonstrated a callous disregard for the sanctity of human life."

California Law Would Expunge Many Marijuana-Related Crimes

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A measure passed by the legislature would require a review of all marijuana-related crimes in the state between 1975 and 2016, when pot was legalized in California.

Sessions Rebukes Trump With Vow Justice Department Won't Be Swayed By Politics

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The attorney general fired back at criticism by the president on Thursday with a guarantee that so long as he runs the Department of Justice, its professionals will operate by the book.

Golden State Killer to face 26 charges in one trial

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District attorneys from six counties announced in a Tuesday press conference that their separate cases against Joseph DeAngelo will be consolidated into one trial.

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Donald Trump's Attorney And Fixer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty To 8 Federal Counts

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Cohen, who described himself in past as Trump's "pit bull," became well known for his elbow-throwing and sometimes full-on threats as he worked to move the ball forward for Trump or protect him.

Paul Manafort Jury Asks For Instructions About Consensus On 1 Charge

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Jurors asked Judge T.S. Ellis III what to do if they could not agree on one of the 18 counts facing the former Trump campaign chairman. The judge sent the jury back to try again to reach a consensus.

Man Who Sexually Assaulted Airline Passenger Convicted, Could Face Life In Prison

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It took a jury less than four hours of deliberation to convict a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a woman who had fallen asleep in the window seat next to him during an overnight flight.

Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?

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Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age discrimination.

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Colorado Baker Sues State Again, After Refusing To Make Cake For Transgender Woman

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Jack Phillips, who prevailed in a Supreme Court case about his refusal to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, is suing Colorado in a case involving a cake celebrating gender transition.