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December 17, 2018 - 7:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled. Judge Pamela Chen issued her ruling Friday in a Brooklyn...
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The leader of a group of 20 criminals learned his fate in Federal Court on Monday.
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November 19, 2018 - 8:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The leader of a group of 20 criminals, who was convicted last year for committing a series of violent crimes throughout the Delaware Valley, learned his fate in Federal Court on Monday. Khalil Smith's loved ones shouted "it's going to be ok" as he was taken away in...
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In this courtroom sketch, Cesar Sayoc, second from right, appears in federal court, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Miami.
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November 02, 2018 - 11:15 am
By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump has agreed to be transferred to New York to face the charges. Attorneys for 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc said at a hearing Friday in Miami...
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In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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June 07, 2018 - 11:10 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance...
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Pat Loeb
June 06, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a strongly worded opinion, a federal judge has ruled in favor of Philadelphia in its lawsuit against the Trump administration over immigration policy. Judge Michael Baylson handed Philadelphia an unequivocal victory, finding the city's policies are "reasonable,...
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June 06, 2018 - 11:24 am
By Hadas Gold (CNN Money) -- President Donald Trump has unblocked the seven plaintiffs who sued him and members of his administration for blocking them on Twitter, but the president plans to appeal last month's ruling by a federal judge who said that Trump is in violation of the Constitution when...
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U.S. currency
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June 04, 2018 - 9:01 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that printing "In God We Trust" on U.S. currency doesn't amount to a religious endorsement and therefore doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago made the ruling Thursday...
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