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California Cities Sue Oil Companies over Climate Change

City attorneys in San Francisco and Oakland, California, sued five oil companies in two coordinated lawsuits on Tuesday, arguing that the courts should hold these companies responsible for climate change, and force them to financially compensate the cities for harm the plaintiffs claim those companies are causing to the planet’s environment.

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Lawyers for Sarah Palin and New York Times Appear Before Federal Judge

Lawyers representing former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) appeared in federal court in Manhattan on Friday for an initial hearing in Palin’s lawsuit against the New York Times for defamation, following the Times’ editorial accusing the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee of inciting violence.

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Court: Congress Can Sue Admin on Obamacare Subsidies

WASHINGTON—Congress can sue President Barack Obama’s administration over a key part of Obamacare, a federal court has ruled. Lawmakers are challenging federal agencies granting tax subsidies to Americans for purchasing healthcare policies, because Congress has never appropriated funds for this part of the president’s controversial namesake law.

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Eight Mexican Cartel Operatives Ran Atlanta Meth Ring

Eight operatives of a Mexican drug cartel were sentenced to U.S. federal prison for their role in running a Methamphetamine distribution ring in Atlanta, Georgia. Court records don’t specify which drug cartel the group belonged to, but most of the

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Sorry, But Court Ruling Against Executive Amnesty is Premature

There has been much excitement in conservative circles about this week’s ruling by a federal district court judge that the “executive amnesty” declared by President Barack Obama is unconstitutional. The judge, Arthur J. Schwab, is likely correct on the merits.