Law (US)

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US supreme court to decide cases with ‘monumental’ impact on democracy
Many fear the potential for extreme rightwing rulings on topics ranging from affirmative action to voting rights

Ed Pilkington

02, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Party like it’s 1789! My weird, enlightening month living strictly by the US constitution
From Roe v Wade to weapons, the US supreme court thinks we should follow the original meaning of the founding fathers as closely as possible. I decided to give it a try. Now hold my musket …

A.J. Jacobs

01, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The January 6 committee has its sights on Ginni Thomas. She should be worried | Kimberly Wehle
The spouse of a sitting supreme court justice allegedly tried to overturn the 2020 election. It’s hard to say which looks worse – the conflicts of interest, or the possibility that she aided a would-be insurrection

Kimberly Wehle

26, Sep, 2022 @1:06 PM

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‘I’m not sure he’s going to escape jail’: could Trump’s legal woes prevent a 2024 run?
New York civil lawsuit accusing Trump and three of his children of ‘staggering’ fraud could derail presidential bid, experts say

David Smith in Washington

22, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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California woman who admitted to faking her kidnapping sentenced to 18 months in prison
Sherri Papini’s case gained national attention when she went missing for weeks but was found staying with an ex-boyfriend

Dani Anguiano and agencies

19, Sep, 2022 @6:24 PM

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Servants of the Damned review: Trump and the giant law firm he actually paid
David Enrich delivers a withering study of how big law got into bed with the 45th president – Jones Day in particular

Lloyd Green

18, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘My emancipation proclamation’: the man fighting to free millions from their criminal records
Jay Jordan’s criminal record barred him from job after job, leaving him in poverty. Now he’s helping California take a transformative step

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

14, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Woman whose rape kit DNA was used against her in separate crime sues San Francisco
The revelation had sparked widespread outrage and pushed California lawmakers to amend legislation

Guardian staff and agencies

12, Sep, 2022 @11:10 PM

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John Roberts defends supreme court as Kamala Harris lashes out at Roe ruling
Chief justice warns against linking contentious decisions with court legitimacy as vice-president rebukes ‘activist court’

Maya Yang in New York

11, Sep, 2022 @7:31 PM

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Trump’s increasing tirade against FBI and DoJ endangering lives of officials
The ex-president’s cries of a witch-hunt by law enforcement, echoed by his allies, have imperiled officers’ physical safety

Peter Stone in Washington DC

11, Sep, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Trump ‘deeply wounded narcissist’ says former White House lawyer
Ty Cobb served during ex-president’s administration and claimed narcissism was one of two toxic traits dictating his actions

Samira Asma-Sadeque

10, Sep, 2022 @9:37 PM

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Holding the Line review: Geoffrey Berman blasts Barr and dumps Trump
The fired New York prosecutor has produced a classic of a modern literary genre: Trump alumni revenge porn

Lloyd Green

10, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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