Posts Tagged ‘cases’

Review: ‘The Inventor’ is a coolly appalling portrait of Elizabeth Holmes and the Theranos scandal

As a quick glance at this week’s headlines will remind you — a staggering college admissions scandal, a wave of indictments in the cases of Paul Manafort and Jussie Smollett — we are living in deeply fraudulent times. But if there are few people or institutions worthy of our trust anymore, perhaps…

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Mexico promises to take care of asylum seekers sent back by the United States

Mexican officials promised Friday to provide protection to asylum seekers who are sent back across the border from the United States under a new Trump administration policy, even though it could force the migrants to wait months or even years while their cases are considered by U.S. courts

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U.S. officials to start pushing asylum seekers back across the border

U.S. border officials finalized plans Thursday to require asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while their cases are considered in the United States, the latest escalation of the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. Border officers will start pushing asylum applicants back across the border..

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U.S. tries to speed up asylum process at San Diego border, but some are skeptical

Asylum seekers at the San Ysidro Port of Entry may find out more quickly whether they’ll be allowed to pursue their cases in immigration court because of a new program being piloted at the border crossing. Through the program, people who are afraid to return to their home countries but do not have…

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In an exasperating abdication of responsibility, the Supreme Court says ‘never mind’ on gerrymandering

After raising expectations that it would finally deal with the harm caused by partisan gerrymandering, the Supreme Court on Monday essentially said: “Never mind.” It was an exasperating abdication of responsibility by the court, which should have used the cases before it to strike a blow against…

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Patients deserve to know if their doctors are on probation

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Fight over Charles Manson’s estate will take place in Los Angeles County, judge rules

Family and friends fighting over Charles Manson’s body and estate will have to take their cases to separate counties, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Friday.

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Detroit judge blocks deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals

A federal judge in Detroit has temporarily halted the deportations of more than 1,400 Iraqi immigrants, ruling that they deserve to have their cases play out in court because of the risk that they could be targeted for persecution in Iraq.

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Appeals court deals setback to L.A. mortgage discrimination suits against big banks

Mortgage discrimination lawsuits filed by Los Angeles against Bank of America and Wells Fargo & Co. have hit a roadblock, with a federal appeals court saying the cases spurred by last decade’s housing bust lack merit. Opinions in those two cases, released late last week by a three-judge panel of…

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Florida governor strips 21 murder cases from prosecutor who opposes death penalty

Florida’s Republican governor on Monday took 21 more first-degree murder cases away from a Democratic prosecutor who has said she will no longer seek the death penalty. Gov. Rick Scott gave the cases being handled by Orlando-area State Atty.

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