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Cop pleads guilty in dashcam unzippin

Newton, New Jersey (My9NJ) –
In Newton, New Jersey, young men allegedly got a little more than what they asked for when they were pulled over for traffic offenses by an officer.

Officer Jason Miller, a patrolman for 14 years, was suspended by Newton Police without pay and turned himself in to the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office last week.

Miller allegedly unzipped his pants and exposed himself during a number of traffic stops.

http://www.my9nj.com/story/29325446/nj-cop-pleads-guilty-in-dashcam-unzipping

Woman sees murder case tossed after 22 years on death row!

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An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row in her 4-year-old son’s killing saw her murder charge dismissed Monday, bringing an end to a controversial case that relied almost entirely on the work of a detective with a long history of misconduct.

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Judge OKs $10 million settlement in Target data breach

A Minnesota judge has endorsed a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013.

U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson granted preliminary approval of the settlement after a hearing Thursday in St. Paul, Minnesota. The move will allow people to begin filing claims ahead of another hearing for final approval, which was scheduled for Nov. 10.

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Judge traded legal advice for cocaine! WTF!

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A Quebec judge failed to reveal that as a lawyer he smoked marijuana for years, had gangsters install a grow operation in his basement and offered legal advice in exchange for cocaine, the Canadian Judicial Council says.

One of the gangsters was later part of a chopper jailbreak in Quebec City.

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Terminally ill ex-lawmaker begs not be imprisoned for child porn because he wants to ‘die with dignity’

A terminally ill former Illinois state lawmaker was sentenced today to eight years in prison for sending more than 2,000 files containing child pornography through office computers.

Former Democratic Illinois State Representative Keith Farnham, 67, of Elgin, suffers from pulmonary fibrosis and is expected to have only a few months to live, according to court documents.

Farnham’s defense lawyer had asked to allow his wheelchair-bound client to die at home with ‘dignity’ under house arrest, but US District Judge Edmond Chang rejected the request Thursday.

The 67-year-old dying man added that he, too, was a victim of sexual abuse betweenthe ages of 6-10. 

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Caribbean countries sued for banning entry to gays, lesbians

A Jamaican lawyer has filed a lawsuit in the Caribbean Court of Justice aimed at forcing the governments of Trinidad and Tobago and Belize to scrap immigration laws that bar the entry of gays and lesbians.

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Former 3 Doors Down band member sentenced to prison in Harrison County

Judge Albert Fountain accepted the plea and ordered the musician to the maximum one year in prison. The judge suspended six months of the …

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Wikipedia to file lawsuit challenging mass surveillance by NSA

The lawsuit alleges that the NSA’s mass surveillance of internet traffic, often called “upstream” surveillance, violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which protects freedom of speech and association, and the Fourth Amendment, which protects against unreasonable search and seizure.

The NSA’s upstream surveillance program captures communications with “non-U.S. persons” in order to acquire foreign intelligence information.

“This kind of dragnet surveillance constitutes a massive invasion of privacy, and it undermines the freedoms of expression and inquiry as well,” ACLU Staff Attorney Patrick Toomey said in a statement.

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State appeals court rules judge imposed ‘excessive’ 20-year sentence on man who sold 10 pills

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KOKOMO, Indiana — A judge who sentenced a man to 20 years in prison … to the maximum 20-year sentence, with no time suspended to probation.

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