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Can employers mandate vaccinations?

Welcome to Monday, the third anniversary of the slaying of five employees of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis. The lives of Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters are honored annually on June 28, Freedom of ...

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Judge halts scheduled executions, says Barr proposal violates law (access required)

WASHINGTON — A federal judge late Wednesday halted the four scheduled federal executions, finding that Attorney General William Barr’s July proposal seeking to resume the death penalty after a 16-year moratorium appears to be at odds with federal law. The ...

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Tenn. judge denies DNA testing sought 13 years after man’s execution (access required)

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — The daughter of a man executed 13 years ago for murder does not have standing to seek DNA testing of evidence in the case, a Memphis judge ruled Monday, but the judge also said the ruling wasn’t ...

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Tenn. inmates opt for electric chair over lethal injection (access required)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The inmate’s request was a surprising one, made three days before he was to be executed in October 2018: Edmund Zagorski told the state of Tennessee he’d rather die in the electric chair than receive a lethal ...

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District attorney says no contributions from defense counsel

Welcome to Monday, the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. Here are some news items to get your week started. — New York district attorney forgoes campaign contributions from lawyers with business before his office. — ...

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