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Woman Convicted of Killing Dog Allowed a Retrial by Appellate Court

Wakeen Best, a woman convicted of killing a chihuahua during a car burglary, has had her conviction reversed. An appellate court in California has allowed Best to have a retrial. The reasoning, however, is a...

Puerto Rican Board Defended by Supreme Court in a Blow to Hedge Funds

A financial board created to help Puerto Rico reorganize its debts has been deemed constitutional by the Supreme Court. The court ruled that the Financial Oversight and Management Board, which was created...

Should the Supreme Court Make Live Audio of Proceedings Permanent?

One of the surprising side-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is how much it revealed about teleconferencing and working remotely. After years of advocates noting that working from home was easy for most people...

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