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Obama Plans to Close Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility Before Leaving Office

Obama Plans to Close Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility Before Leaving Office Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff, reported that President Barack Obama plans to fulfill his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay

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The Law School Graduate’s Complete Guide to Choosing a Career

The Law School Graduate’s Complete Guide to Choosing a Career Today there are over 1,245,000 licensed lawyers in the United States.[1] With more and more attorneys graduating from law school each year,

US Supreme Court Lets Illinois Gun Law Stand

US Supreme Court Lets Illinois Gun Law Stand The US Supreme Court rejected the Second Amendment challenge to a gun law enforced in Highland Park, Illinois, which denied certiorari  in Friedman v. City of

Public Cross Monument Found Constitutional by Federal Judge in US

Public Cross Monument Found Constitutional by Federal Judge in US A judge for the US District Court for the District of Maryland ruled earlier this week that the display of a prominent cross-shaped

US Supreme Court Hears Employment Discrimination Case

US Supreme Court Hears Employment Discrimination Case The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases earlier this week. In Green v. Brennan,  the court heard arguments to determine if, under federal employment discrimination

The Criminal Justice System and Absence of Sentencing Guidelines

The Criminal Justice System and Absence of Sentencing Guidelines A sentence is the punishment a judge or magistrate decides should be given to someone who has been convicted of a crime. The

Prison Officials In California Decide Criteria for Inmates Wanting Sex-Reassignment Surgery

Prison Officials In California Decide Criteria for Inmates Wanting Sex-Reassignment Surgery After a leading settlement which allows transgender inmates to get sex-reassignment surgery, prison officials in California, declared the criteria which must