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Disbarred lawyer faced more than 200 ethics complaints

Welcome to Monday, the 33rd anniversary of L. Douglas Wilder‘s victory in Virginia, which made him the first elected Black governor in the United States. Here are some other news items. — California disbars lawyer who faced 205 ethics complaints. ...

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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

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. inmates opt for electric chair over lethal injection

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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