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The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name.

Something about the confession did not sound right. So an Idaho mother pushed to use the emerging technique of genetic genealogy to find another suspect.

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Judge Gets Threats After Saying Teenager in Rape Case Was From ‘Good Family’

Judge James Troiano’s comments sparked a nationwide outcry; now he's receiving threats and being called upon to resign.

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Teenager Accused of Rape Deserves Leniency Because He’s From a ‘Good Family,’ Judge Says

The family court judge also said the victim should have been told that pressing charges would destroy the accused’s life.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

California Legislature Passes Bill To Put Trans Men In Women’s Prisons, Even Rapists

Transgender people who think themselves to be women should not be housed with female prisoners for obvious safety reasons. Naturally, California disagrees.

Politics | Politics

Minister Betzalel Smotrich on the Critical Importance of the Judicial Override Clause

Minister & MK Betzalel Smotrich spoke before the panel on the Judicial Override Clause at Ariel University’s 29th Annual Conference on Judea & Samaria.

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A School Bus Driver Raped a Teenage Student. His Sentence Includes No Prison Time.

Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl who rode his bus in upstate New York. His sentence of 10 years’ probation has prompted outrage.

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BREAKING: Chicago Takes New Legal Action Against Jussie Smollett | Daily Wire

The City of Chicago announced on Thursday that it is filing a civil lawsuit against Jussie Smollett after the actor refused to reimburse the city for costs associated with the investigation of his alleged hate crime hoax.

History | The Constitution

FBI Testimonies on Carter Page FISA Reveal Broken Oversight Process

Carter Page, a U.S. citizen who was a foreign policy adviser to the Trump presidential campaign in early ...

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Trump says criminal justice reform legislation will pass, after McConnell vows to bring bill to Senate floor

President Trump said Tuesday he believes the criminal justice reform bill will pass, after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, under pressure, vowed to bring the legislation to the Senate floor for a vote as early as this week. 

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15 Secrets of Courtroom Sketch Artists | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Politics | Politics

Collins to support Kavanaugh, securing enough votes for confirmation

GOP Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) said Friday that she will support Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination, clinching the votes needed for confirmation.

History | The Constitution

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Kavanaugh's True Defender - Sara A. Carter

Senator Lindsey Graham exploded on his Democratic colleagues yesterday during the Kavanaugh “sham” sexual assault hearings in which earned him praise from the White House and anger from the left.  Graham tore apart Democrats on the Judiciary

Politics | Politics

Jarrett: At Kavanaugh Hearing, Democrats' Outrageous Conduct Victimizes Him, Ford and All Americans - Sara A. Carter

If Judge Brett Kavanaugh was not telling the truth Thursday at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to the Supreme Court, he is one of America’s greatest actors. The emotion Kavanaugh evinced during the hearing cannot be feigned. Whe

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Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick's allegations are riddled with holes

The latest allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh are so thin and implausible, they would make Sabrina Rubin Erdely blush. Erdely was the journalist behind a 2014 Rolling Stone article about a gruesome gang rape at a University of Virginia frat that tu

Politics | Politics

Eight big problems for Christine Blasey Ford’s story

Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Brett Kavanaugh are serious. She is accusing him of violent attempted rape. “I thought he might inadvertently kill me. He was trying to attack me and rem…

Politics | Politics

Despite Comey Assurances, Vast Bulk of Weiner Laptop Emails Were Never Examined | RealClearInvestigations

When then-FBI Director James Comey announced he was closing the Hillary Clinton email investigation for a second time just days before the 2016 election, he certified to Congress that his agency had...

Politics | Other Politics

Justice Dept. Won’t Be Extorted, Rosenstein Warns Republicans - The New York Times

Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, pushed back after lawmakers aligned with President Trump drafted articles of impeachment against him, the latest salvo in a long dispute.

Politics | Other Politics

Justice Dept. Proposes Banning Bump Stocks, Setting Aside Its Own Recommendations

The moves come amid rising public pressure on the Trump administration to find ways to curb gun violence after a mass shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Sports | Cycling

This Has Got To Stop!

Two cyclists are killed every day in the U.S. at the hands of drivers. We looked at data from riders like you, the media, and law enforcement to find out what we can do about it.

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Montana judge, facing impeachment threat for lenient rape sentencing, set to retire next month

A Montana district court judge who caused a public uproar by imposing a two-month sentence on a father for repeatedly raping his 12-year-old daughter is about to step down from the bench.

Sports | My Sporting News

Washington State coach Mike Leach blames media, police for player legal issues

"How in the world can only football parties be guilty in events depicted like this?"

Advice & Self-Help | Spiritual Awareness

The dark side of livestreaming: Periscoping a rape

Livestreaming presents new challenges to tech companies and adds a level of urgency to the potential for abuse.

Politics | Politics

Court convicts Auschwitz guard, 94, as accessory to murder

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant was found guilty Friday of 170,000 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to five years in prison for serving as an Auschwitz guard, in a verdict that survivors from the Nazi death camp hailed as a long overdue victor

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Grim Sleeper: Jurors find Lonnie Franklin Jr. guilty of ten murders - The Homicide Report - Los Angeles Times

On Thursday, nearly 30 years after the first victim was found sprawled in a South Los Angeles alley, the man authorities believed was the “Grim Sleeper” serial killer was found guilty of ...

News | In The News

Ginsburg: Liberal Justices Make A Point To Speak With One Voice : It's All Politics : NPR

Being in one opinion is important, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Thursday. "If you want to make sure you're read, you do it together, and you do it short," she said.

Politics | Politics

Free Speech Can't Be Taken for Granted | Works and Days

The wish to silence, censor, and impede thought is just as strong a human emotion as the desire for free expression -- especially when censorship is cloaked in rhetoric about fairness, equality, justice, and all the other euphemisms for not allowing the f

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How a gang member’s ‘butt dial’ helped solve a Valley murder case

RESEDA >> In the anatomy of solving a Los Angeles homicide, nothing helped break the case for West Valley Division police detectives better than the “butt call” from a fleeing gang member. It was a cool, cloudy afternoon loo

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Lawsuit spells out 'nightmare' for California man accused without evidence | WashingtonExaminer.com

Nightmare. That's how Scott Hounsell, the former executive director of the Republican Party of Los Angeles County, describes the ordeal he went through two years ago, and is still trying to recover from today. It was the most — the scariest, most devast

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'Eye for an eye': Survivors and officials react to Tsarnaev's death sentence

Government officials, police and survivors of the Boston bombing praised the jury for its work in the Tsarnaev trial. Many said it was time to move on.

News | The News

Tsarnaev sentenced to death for role in Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON --Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings and the further bloodshed that followed. The jury deliberated for 16 hours over parts of three days be...

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Police: Man shoots, kills would-be carjacker outside store - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: OREM, Utah (AP) — A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said.

News | That's News to Me

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: ROME (AP) — Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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U.S. Not Expected to Fault Officer in Ferguson Case - NYTimes.com

Authorities have found no evidence to support charges against Darren Wilson, a former police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in the shooting death of Michael Brown, officials said.

Politics | From CNN

James Brady's death ruled a homicide, police say

Former White House press secretary James Brady's death this week was directly related to wounds he sustained in the 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, and authorities are now investigating it as a homicide, police told CNN on Friday.