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Dispute about releasing documents dominates Kavanaugh hearing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation tumbled into highly charged arguing Thursday about whether key documents were being withheld, and one Democrat risked Senate discipline by releasing confidential material. A newly disclosed email revealed that President Donald Trump’s pick once ...

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Dispute about releasing documents dominates Kavanaugh hearing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation tumbled into highly charged arguing Thursday about whether key documents were being withheld, and one Democrat risked Senate discipline by releasing confidential material. A newly disclosed email revealed that President Donald Trump’s pick once ...

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Cellphone search cases move closer to Supreme Court

Because of the wealth of personal information most cellphones hold, defense attorneys and civil liberties advocates argue that police searches of physical phones as well as the collection of location data emitted from the phones should require a warrant, just as the search of a person’s personal computer or the substance of phone or email conversations would.

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DNA testing after arrest upheld by high court

Alonzo Jay King Jr.’s was convicted for a 2003 Maryland rape, a crime police solved only by matching DNA collected from King when he was arrested on an unrelated assault charge six years later.

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Defender caseload rule struck down

An appeals court has struck down a rule allowing the Missouri Public Defender Commission to stop taking certain cases to reduce its offices’ workloads. The demise of the rule places additional importance on a bill pending in the Missouri Legislature ...

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Living a purposeful life is the best way to go

“Lord, I pray that I am half the person my dog thinks I am.” – Unknown This past Saturday, we celebrated two themes: dogs and a human life. Permit me to explain. Last year, on Sept. 24, my close friend ...

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