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Bangor Daily News
LePage wants to modify legal service for poor Mainerspay for an attorney, the state will cover the cost. But unlike many other state
LePage wants to modify legal service for poor Mainers
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
pay for an attorney, the state will cover the cost. But unlike many other states, which use public defenders, Maine assigns indigent cases to private practice attorneys and pays them an hourly rate. Gov. Paul LePage has proposed a change: He’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Suspect in Sunset slayings found ‘unresponsive’ in jail, taken to hospital; authorities suspect man was faking illnessOPELOUSAS — The St. Landry Parish man accused in the fatal shooting of a Sunset
Suspect in Sunset slayings found ‘unresponsive’ in jail, taken to hospital; authorities suspect man was faking illness
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
OPELOUSAS — The St. Landry Parish man accused in the fatal shooting of a Sunset police officer and stabbing death of a woman didn’t appear for his bond hearing Friday after apparently faking a medical condition that got him transported to a local... Read more
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The News & Observer
Garner murder trial highlights use of interpreters | News & Observer August 21, 2015 NC courts had faced scrutiny from the US
Garner murder trial highlights use of interpreters
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer August 21, 2015 NC courts had faced scrutiny from the US Justice Department More court translators help bridge language... Read more
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MLive.com
Washtenaw County judges caught up in a tangled web of troubleIt's been a tough year for the judiciary in Washtenaw County, where judges have
Washtenaw County judges caught up in a tangled web of trouble
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
It's been a tough year for the judiciary in Washtenaw County, where judges have stayed out of trouble as far back as most folks can remember. But in the course of a year, three district court judges have been accused of inappropriate behavior,... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PCIJ finds same patterns of pork misuse under PNoy gov'tPork à la Gloria – ‘Kahindik-hindik’; Pork à la PNoy – ‘Unconscionable’ First
PCIJ finds same patterns of pork misuse under PNoy gov't
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 17 days ago
Pork à la Gloria – ‘Kahindik-hindik’; Pork à la PNoy – ‘Unconscionable’ First of a Series “KAHINDIK-HINDIK” or horrible in English, was how then Commission on Audit (COA) Chairperson Maria Gracia Pulido-Tan described the corruption in pork that her... Read more
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Yahoo News
This Is What Justice Looks Like in Many Small Towns Across Americain the parking lot. He told the cab driver to turn around. Christie heard a gr
This Is What Justice Looks Like in Many Small Towns Across America
Yahoo News / Posted 20 days ago
in the parking lot. He told the cab driver to turn around. Christie heard a gruff voice as he reached into the backseat of his car to grab his bag: “You weren’t supposed to come back.” It was the police officer from before. He told Christie he... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham County officials to take misdemeanor defense assignments from courtsChatham County Manager Lee Smith plans to take management of misdemeanor indige
Chatham County officials to take misdemeanor defense assignments from courts
Savannah Morning News / Posted 24 days ago
Chatham County Manager Lee Smith plans to take management of misdemeanor indigent defense away from the county’s courts, but State Court judges warn that the law makes it their responsibility. In an email to chief judges of both State and Superior... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Budget woes deepen cuts to ALEAThe Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is facing major cuts that would require the
Budget woes deepen cuts to ALEA
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 26 days ago
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is facing major cuts that would require the state law enforcement agency to lay off 75 troopers and more than 30 other positions. Right now the state has appropriated 43 million dollars for ALEA. That's about a 12... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Digestto service more than 150 Chick-fil-A restaurants has prompted Maines Paper & Fo
Digest
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
to service more than 150 Chick-fil-A restaurants has prompted Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. to nearly double the size of its Arlington facility. Maines’ Arlington facility now measures 98,000 square feet and employs 179. New technology and... Read more
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The Atlantic
Birth Control: The Case for the Statebirth-control clinic. No spot in all the big state is more than fifty miles fro
Birth Control: The Case for the State
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
birth-control clinic. No spot in all the big state is more than fifty miles from such a centre. North Carolina, the first of the forty-eight states to promote birth control officially, is going at the job in earnest. North Carolina is pioneering... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Voters First GOP Candidates ForumTEN THE FIRST THING WE CAN DO, YEARS WORKING AT IT. EVEN WITHOUT CONGRESS, IS T
Voters First GOP Candidates Forum
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 29 days ago
TEN THE FIRST THING WE CAN DO, YEARS WORKING AT IT. EVEN WITHOUT CONGRESS, IS TO GET FRANKLY, WE GOT IT BALANCED WITH RID OF THIS PRESIDENT'S UNCONSTITUTIONAL EXECUTIVE SENATORS AND THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION, WE GOT IT DONE. ORDERS CREATING... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Voters First GOP Candidates ForumTEN THE FIRST THING WE CAN DO, YEARS WORKING AT IT. EVEN WITHOUT CONGRESS, IS T
Voters First GOP Candidates Forum
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 29 days ago
TEN THE FIRST THING WE CAN DO, YEARS WORKING AT IT. EVEN WITHOUT CONGRESS, IS TO GET FRANKLY, WE GOT IT BALANCED WITH RID OF THIS PRESIDENT'S UNCONSTITUTIONAL EXECUTIVE SENATORS AND THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION, WE GOT IT DONE. ORDERS CREATING... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Voters First GOP Candidates ForumTEN THE FIRST THING WE CAN DO, YEARS WORKING AT IT. EVEN WITHOUT CONGRESS, IS T
Voters First GOP Candidates Forum
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
TEN THE FIRST THING WE CAN DO, YEARS WORKING AT IT. EVEN WITHOUT CONGRESS, IS TO GET FRANKLY, WE GOT IT BALANCED WITH RID OF THIS PRESIDENT'S UNCONSTITUTIONAL EXECUTIVE SENATORS AND THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION, WE GOT IT DONE. ORDERS CREATING... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Twenty-seven Gwinnett attorneys, judges named to state bar committeesThe State Bar of Georgia announced this week that its leaders recently appointe
Twenty-seven Gwinnett attorneys, judges named to state bar committees
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 1 months ago
The State Bar of Georgia announced this week that its leaders recently appointed 27 Gwinnett County attorneys and judges to serve on several of the bar’s standing, special, program and board committees for the 2015-16 term. Lawrenceville attorneys... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Dickinson voters to decide request for millage increaseThe request is for a levy of up to 7.6403 mills, representing an overall increa
Dickinson voters to decide request for millage increase
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
The request is for a levy of up to 7.6403 mills, representing an overall increase of 1.1 mills. There are no other issues on Tuesday's Dickinson County ballot. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Without a higher millage, county commissioners... Read more

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