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CEOs, college execs summit to call for immigration overhaul

From Harvard’s president to an executive in Boston’s booming biotech industry, dozens of New England business, higher education and political leaders on Friday urged Congress to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, following the introduction of President Joe Biden’s wide-ranging immigration bill this week.

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Court disbars Md. defense lawyer who compelled guilty plea

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A unanimous Maryland high court has disbarred a young attorney who essentially compelled his immigrant client to plead guilty to a drug trafficking offense without investigating her credible defense of duress, considering the immigration consequences of her plea or filing ...

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Defense lawyers oppose jury trials resuming

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Welcome to Monday the 67th anniversary of the Supreme Court upholding the District of Columbia’s criminal prohibition on restaurant’s refusing to serve black customers. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Criminal defense lawyers call resuming ...

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Frosh joins 14-state coalition to oppose ICE arrests at courthouses

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh successfully argued that not every criticism of a person holding a position of public trust addresses a matter of public concern. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined a coalition of 14 states seeking to stop the federal government from arresting undocumented immigrants on their way to court without first getting a judicial warrant or court order. All 14 states, ...

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