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Greg Craig, Ex-White House Counsel, Expects Charges In Ukraine Case, Lawyers Say

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| The heavyweight Democratic lawyer and former top Obama counsel has been on the watch for an indictment connected to his onetime work with Paul Manafort. Now his own attorneys say it's at hand.

'Charged' Explains How Prosecutors And Plea Bargains Drive Mass Incarceration

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Close to 2.2 million people were incarcerated in the U.S. in 2016. Author Emily Bazelon says prosecutors, rather than judges, are responsible for many of the prison sentences defendants receive.

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Lori Loughlin, 15 Others Indicted On New Charges In College Admissions Scandal

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Tuesday's indictment hit them with money laundering and mail fraud charges, each of which could carry up to 20 years in prison. It comes just a day after 14 of their co-defendants pleaded guilty.

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration Policy Of Sending Asylum Seekers To Mexico

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The administration had planned to expand the program. Now it has to first defend the policy in court.

Felicity Huffman And 12 Other Parents To Plead Guilty In College Cheating Scandal

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A former head men's tennis coach at the University of Texas also will plead guilty. The 14 defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

Villanueva rehires two more deputies fired by Sheriff McDonnell

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This story aired on April 4, 2019.

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Suspect in killing of Nipsey Hussle is arrested

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This story aired on April 2, 2019.

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Stormy Daniels' LA lawyer indicted on extortion and fraud charges

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This story aired on Monday, March 25.

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Villanueva rehires two more fired deputies

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L.A. Sheriff Alex Villanueva has hired two more deputies who had been fired by former Sheriff Jim McDonnell. One, Michael Courtial, had been fired for using unreasonable force and failing to de-escalate a situation.

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