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Justices reinstate verdict to victim of prison assault

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated a $625,000 judgment against Ohio prison officials who did nothing to prevent a guard’s sexual assault of an inmate and then punished the victim. The justices unanimously agreed that a federal appeals ...

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2 of 3 judges in Proposition 8 case appointed by Democrats

SAN FRANCISCO — A liberal jurist is among three judges randomly selected by a federal appeals court to decide if a lower court improperly struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Monday that ...

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