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Criminal Justice System

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AP

Curtis Ballard rides a motorized wheelchair around his prison ward, which happens to be the new assisted living unit — a place of many windows and no visible steel bars — at Washington’s Coyote Ridge Corrections Center. A stroke left Ballard unab

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NY Times

A judge here ordered the release of Gregory Taylor, who was serving a near life sentence under the state’s three-strikes law for trying to break into a soup kitchen 13 years ago. The case has been widely cited by those pushing to change the law, incl

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Pastor Steven Anderson was beaten and Tased at a Border Patrol checkpoint last year, and has since been cleared of all charges by a jury. But now he's filing suit against the officers who Tased him. The lawsuit was filed a few days before the j

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AP

From prosecutors in Los Angeles to justice officials in Washington, the Swiss decision to free Roman Polanski was described as a disappointment and to some, an injustice. The Swiss, for their part, described Polanski as "a free man."

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wired.com Threat Level Privacy, Crime and Securit

Google-owned YouTube won a major victory Wednesday when a federal judge ruled the video-sharing site was protected under U.S. copyright law. Viacom, which vowed an appeal, was seeking $1 billion in damages in a case testing the depths of copyright

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Mark Ruffalo as David Koresh, Kurt Russell as FBI negotiator Byron Sage, Adrian Brody and Sharon Stone as Davidians Mr. & Mrs. Schneider. Screenplay by Phoenix New Times reporter James Hibberd, and consulting by James McNulty who produced Waco: Rules

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Azcentral.com by Michael Kiefer and JJ Hensley

A legal analysis by the Maricopa County Attorney's Office asserts that Arizona's new immigration law will be difficult to enforce because it is based on outdated sections of federal law with very narrow legal parameters. The analysis was presented

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As a group, state governments could save $7.6 billion, while local governments could save $7.2 billion.

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