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  • Justice Department announces clemency guidelines for drug offenders

    Justice Department announces clemency guidelines for drug offenders
    WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department announced a new initiative Wednesday to encourage nonviolent prisoners who have served at least 10 years to apply for what is expected to be a large-scale grant of clemency in President Obama’s waning years in office.
  • Judge: Sex harassment claim against Englander aide can move forward

    Judge: Sex harassment claim against Englander aide can move forward
    A lawsuit alleging that a former employee in L.A. City Councilman Mitchell Englander's office was sexually harassed by the lawmaker's top deputy can move forward, although the plaintiff may be required to identify herself, a Superior Court judge ruled...

    For detained immigrants, a too-long wait for justice

    For detained immigrants, a too-long wait for justice
    Comprehensive immigration reform is probably dead for yet another year, the victim — once again — of a dysfunctional Congress that can't even reach agreement on the things it agrees on. There is nothing President Obama can do about that,...

    Deadly Texas fertilizer explosion was preventable, authorities say

    Deadly Texas fertilizer explosion was preventable, authorities say
    The deaths of 15 people, including 12 volunteer firefighters, in an explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant a year ago were preventable, federal investigators said Tuesday. Preliminary findings from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board on the chemical...

    Justice Department plans for wave of crack-cocaine clemency requests

    Justice Department plans for wave of crack-cocaine clemency requests
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Monday that the Justice Department will announce new clemency criteria aimed at freeing potentially thousands of prisoners convicted of using crack cocaine. To prepare for the expected flood of...