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Dec 5, 2013 — And the study by Human Rights Watch finds that defendants who take their fate to a judge or jury face prison sentences on average 11 years longer than those who plead guilty.
Aug 13, 2013 — The merger would create the country's largest airline, but the Justice Department says it would violate antitrust law.
May 28, 2013 — A court filing says a deal could be announced by mid-June, bringing an end to a costly and embarrassing episode that first came to light when a Gallup insider blew the whistle.
Feb 15, 2013 — Also: The erotic writings of John Donne; Randi Zuckerberg gets a two-book deal; and the whimsical world of book sculpting.
Nov 10, 2011 — Lapses by federal prosecutors in sharing evidence that could help defendants fight charges against them has been a nagging theme in recent years.
Dec 7, 2010 — Earlier this year, an NPR investigation looked at how colleges and universities fail victims of sexual assault. Now a federal official says Washington, D.C., is doing more to address the problem. But advocates say it's still not enough.
Sep 2, 2010 — The U.S. sued Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for allegedly blocking its civil-rights probe.