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Plaintiff in the Muslim Ban Lawsuit, Mana Kharrazi, right, speaks during a rally outside the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday Jan 28, 2020, in Richmond, Va.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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January 28, 2020 - 4:44 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer Eds: UPDATES: This story has been updated with details from the court hearing, rally. Photos have been added.; With AP Photos. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court appeared skeptical Tuesday as civil rights groups sought to allow legal challenges to...
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December 06, 2019 - 9:33 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether he should toss out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia's lieutenant governor. Justin Fairfax sued CBS in federal court in Alexandria after it aired interviews with two women who have accused him of sexual assault. The...
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President Donald meets French President Emmanuel Macron at Winfield House, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in London. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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WRVA News
December 03, 2019 - 11:56 am
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Tuesday upheld the legality of congressional subpoenas seeking President Donald Trump’s banking records but said sensitive personal information should be protected. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S...
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November 04, 2019 - 12:07 pm
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators by his personal accountant, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is certain to be further...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, the Trump International Hotel near sunset in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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WRVA News
October 16, 2019 - 12:06 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will reconsider a ruling from a three-judge panel that threw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel. The Richmond-based 4th U.S...
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Jeff Katz
September 20, 2019 - 3:48 pm
The Constitutional Court of South Africa upheld a ruling Wednesday that outlaws spanking and the use of any physical punishment against children nationwide, the Times of South Africa reports. The case was originally brought to the Constitutional Court by the civil society group Freedom of Religion...
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WRVA News
September 06, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Richmond, VA _ A Norfolk man was sentenced Friday to 28 years in prison for committing a series of armed robberies in Petersburg, Henrico, and Richmond. According to court documents, Peonte Shamar Spencer, 39, armed himself with an AK-47 style long gun to rob three convenience stores and used a...
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August 27, 2019 - 3:27 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won't take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs put a pause on the law as a legal challenge against it plays out in court,...
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WRVA News
August 22, 2019 - 1:16 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man was sentenced today to 19 years in prison for possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony and possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute. According to court documents, James R. Smith, Jr., 39, sold fentanyl to a controlled source on four occasions...
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Jeff Katz
August 16, 2019 - 12:32 pm
An Arizona court ruled that an illegal alien charged with killing a 21-year-old Arizona man will not receive the death penalty because he had an "intellectual disability," according to Breitbart News. Judge Michael Kemp made the ruling last month that Apolinar Altamirano, 34, was not eligible to...
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