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Third Circuit

SCOTUS Declines Review of Central American Women Asylum Case

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case filed by over 20 Central American women who petitioned to have their claims of asylum heard from an independent judge. The women claim they came to the U.S. illegally because they needed protection.

The Associated Press

Sen. Menendez Faces Federal Corruption Trial, Unless Supreme Court Intervenes

WASHINGTON—Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has lost his final opportunity for a federal appeals court to spare him from multiple corruption indictments, leaving him with only the hope of an intervention by the U.S. Supreme Court to avoid a trial on 22 felonies that could send him to prison for years.