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Controversial Attorney Michael Avenatti to Plead Guilty 

Controversial Attorney Michael Avenatti to Plead Guilty 

Attorney Michael Avenatti, a controversial public figure who repeatedly clashed with former President Donald Trump, plans to plead guilty to stealing millions from his clients. Avenatti struck a nerve on social media during the Trump presidency as a firebrand agitator, constantly picking up verbal fights with Trump and his political …

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Mark McCloskey Case

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Mark McCloskey Case

Missouri lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey made headlines in June of 2020 when they appeared outside their St. Louis home during a Black Lives Matter protest. The married couple both carried weapons and were photographed addressing the protest members, sparking swift backlash online. The pair both received disciplinary action from …

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Russian Soldier in First War Crimes Trial Faces Life in Prison

Russian Soldier in First War Crimes Trial Faces Life in Prison

A Russian soldier was found guilty of war crimes in the first trial of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. A 21-year-old tank commander, Vadim Shishimarin, pleaded guilty to claiming the life of Oleksandr Shelipov in Chupakhivka on February 28. This crime took place only four days after the Russian invasion …

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Who Leaked the Supreme Court Draft Decision?

Who Leaked the Supreme Court Draft Decision?

Capitol Hill has been in controversy this month as lawmakers point fingers and wonder who leaked a divisive Supreme Court draft decision that could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision from 1973. While that case has set a judicial precedent for nearly 50 years, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito …

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Supreme Court To Hear Arguments in Oklahoma Tribal Jurisdiction Case

Supreme Court To Hear Arguments in Oklahoma Tribal Jurisdiction Case

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Oklahoma over its current disagreement with Native American tribes. A 2020 Supreme Court ruling found that large swaths of eastern Oklahoma are legally Native American reservations, a ruling that has ruffled feathers in Oklahoma City.  The state’s government claims it has the …

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Supreme Court Decision Means Citizens Can Sue Police More Easily

Supreme Court Decision Means Citizens Can Sue Police More Easily

A recent Supreme Court decision will make it easier for citizens to sue police and prosecutors in the event of malicious prosecution. A 6-3 decision in which Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and Justice Amy Coney Barret sided with the court’s three liberal justices, will allow citizens to …

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