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Justices to decide if non-generic crimes trigger act

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether courts may take a modified categorical approach to determining whether a conviction for burglary, which requires fewer elements than generic burglary, qualifies as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal ...

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Employers weigh in on affirmative action case

WASHINGTON – Colleges and universities aren’t the only ones closely watching the affirmative action case on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket. Employers are also weighing in, saying that the decision could have a dramatic impact on their hiring practices and ...

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CHILD CUSTODY

Does an appeal of a U.S. District Court’s ruling on a Petition for Return of Children pursuant to the International Child Abduction Remedies Act become moot after the child returns to his or her country of habitual residence? Chafin v. ...

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Suit seeks to stay enforcement of Ariz. immigration law

Responding to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding one provision of Arizona’s notorious immigration law that requires those stopped by police to produce documentation of their immigration status, a group of civil rights organizations has filed a new suit challenging ...

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Supreme Court term: More than health care and immigration

WASHINGTON – While the nation has focused on the big cases the U.S. Supreme Court saved for last this term – rulings upholding the majority of the federal health care law and striking down several provisions of the Arizona immigration ...

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