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‘Hate crime’ has separate legal, colloquial meanings

Competency, Israel, parental rights round out roundup

Welcome to Monday, the 58th anniversary of the premiere of  ABC’s “Wide World of Sports.”

Here are some news items to get your week started:

— When is a “hate crime” not a hate crime in the legal sense?

— Question of alleged killer’s competency puts California trial on hold.

— Judge strikes down Texas law barring government contractors from boycotting Israel.

— Imprisonment could not be sole ground for terminating parental rights under Indiana bill.

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