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Supreme Court upholds some expedited deportations

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/25/20, 01:28 pm

The high court on Thursday issued a 7-2 decision in favor of the Trump administration’s practice of moving people into expedited deportation without granting them hearings before a federal judge if they fail their initial asylum screenings. Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan dissented.

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Three men charged in Arbery killing

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/24/20, 05:50 pm

Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. face charges including malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and false imprisonment in the killing of a 25-year-old African American man. Prosecutor Joyette Holmes announced the grand jury’s indictment on Wednesday outside the Glynn County, Ga., courthouse.

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Court upholds healthcare price disclosure

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/24/20, 04:46 pm

WASHINGTON—Demanding hospitals publish the costs of basic medical procedures in a user-friendly manner does not violate the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Carl J. Nichols, a nominee of President Donald Trump, upheld a new federal requirement that hospitals and insurance companies must make public the negotiated prices of common healthcare services. The American Hospital Association, an industry trade group, plans to appeal the decision.

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