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  1. Some GOP hopefuls want curbs on legal immigration - The Union LeaderTue, 07 Jul 2015 04:50:24 GMT
    The Union LeaderSome GOP hopefuls want curbs on legal immigrationThe Union LeaderMany Republican presidential candidates are vocal champions of legal immigration. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, the front runner in the Republican race, says more legal immigrants are needed to boost economic growth while South Carolina Senator ...and more » More...
  2. What's a 'sanctuary city,' and why should you care? - CNNTue, 07 Jul 2015 01:50:00 GMT
    CNNWhat's a 'sanctuary city,' and why should you care?CNNThere's no legal definition of a sanctuary city, county or state, and what it means varies from place to place. But jurisdictions that fall under that controversial term -- supporters oppose it -- generally have policies or laws that limit the extent ...and more » More...
  3. A Study Documents the Paucity of Black Elected Prosecutors: Zero in Most States - New York TimesTue, 07 Jul 2015 12:22:36 GMT
    New York TimesA Study Documents the Paucity of Black Elected Prosecutors: Zero in Most StatesNew York TimesWhile the racial makeup of police forces across the country has been carefully documented, the diversity of prosecutors, who many law enforcement experts say exercise more influence over the legal system, has received little scrutiny. Prosecutors ...and more » More...
  4. Making Police Use of Chokeholds a Crime - New York TimesTue, 07 Jul 2015 07:21:09 GMT
    Making Police Use of Chokeholds a CrimeNew York TimesTo the Editor: The editorial board, in opposing my legislation criminalizing the use of police chokeholds, demands from the New York City Council far too much deference toward the police commissioner (Give Mr. Bratton's Reforms a Chance, editorial ... More...
  5. What remains unsaid about assisted suicide - CNNMon, 06 Jul 2015 13:20:32 GMT
    CNNWhat remains unsaid about assisted suicideCNNIf Arnold could have asked Stanford medical ethicist David Magnus, he could have explained what assisted suicide is -- and what it isn't. It is legal for people to take or give large doses of narcotics to relieve pain, even if a known side-effect is ...and more » More...
  6. Medical marijuana advertising sparks interest in pot use among teens, study finds - LA Daily NewsTue, 07 Jul 2015 01:37:13 GMT
    Medical marijuana advertising sparks interest in pot use among teens, study findsLA Daily NewsAs medical marijuana continues to be examined, there will likely be increased discussions and regulations about advertising, said Christopher Brown, a spokesman with Americans for Safe Access,an organization that works to see the safe and legal access ...and more » More...
  7. Roger Clinton Is Wary, Chatty and Still Occasionally Attracting Attention - New York TimesTue, 07 Jul 2015 03:30:26 GMT
    New York TimesRoger Clinton Is Wary, Chatty and Still Occasionally Attracting AttentionNew York TimesTORRANCE, Calif. At the height of Roger Clinton's fame, the struggling rock singer stood accused of taking cash and a gold Rolex to lobby for pardons as his half brother Bill Clinton's presidency was ending. Fifteen years later, with Hillary Rodham ...and more » More...
  8. Hacking Team hack reveals why you shouldn't jailbreak your iPhone - MacworldMon, 06 Jul 2015 23:20:00 GMT
    MacworldHacking Team hack reveals why you shouldn't jailbreak your iPhoneMacworldHacking Team's customers are government agencies, including both law enforcement and national security, and the ostensibly legal software it sells to help them intercept communications includes not-yet-exploited vulnerabilities, known as zero-days.and more » More...
  9. Eric Holder Returns to Covington & Burling - New York TimesMon, 06 Jul 2015 16:16:44 GMT
    New York TimesEric Holder Returns to Covington & BurlingNew York TimesMr. Holder is coming back to the law firm Covington & Burling as a partner, six years after becoming the top law enforcement official for the Obama administration. The move to Covington, where he previously worked for clients that included UBS and ...and more » More...
  10. After Marriage Equality - New York TimesMon, 06 Jul 2015 07:21:10 GMT
    After Marriage EqualityNew York TimesAs lawyers who provide legal services for this community's low-income members, we fight every day for clients who are facing eviction, have been turned away from emergency shelter, are victims of intimate partner violence and are denied access to ...and more » More...