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Paul Gatling, center, and his attorney Malvina Nathanson walk hand-in-hand as they leave Brooklyn Supreme Court after a judge exonerated him, Monday, May 2, 2016 in New York. The Virginia man spent nearly a decade in prison after being wrongly convicted of murdering an artist in Brooklyn in 1963. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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Man who served 10 years for ’64 NYC killing cleared of crime

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Man accused in killing of camper, yoga teacher pleads guilty

Mariana Harris, 19, center left, stands with her mother, Angelica Kauhako, center right, as their lawyers Michael Green, left, and Peter Hsieh, right speak to reporters at a news conference outside federal court in Honolulu, Monday, May 2, 2016. A jury has found that Hawaii’s public school system breached its duty to protect Harris, a special education student who says she was raped by a classmate. The verdict Monday also says the state Department of Education and a special education teacher at Waianae High School were negligent in their supervision duties. But the jury determined the department and teacher didn’t act recklessly or intentionally. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
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Jury: School failed to protect girl who says she was raped

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St. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit

In this April 20, 2011 file photo, Angel Dillard of Valley Center, Kan. arrives at the U.S. Federal District Courthouse in Wichita, Kan. Opening statements are expected Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in the 2011 lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice against Dillard, an anti -abortion activist, over a letter she sent to a Wichita physician saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car. (AP Photo/Jeff Tuttle, File)
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Anti-abortion activist goes to trial over letter to doctor

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Fingernails spotted in trash led to arrest of alleged killer

In this Dec. 19, 2013 photo, Judith Hawkey turns around and addresses her stepson, Corey Breininger, in the gallery after Hawkey was sentenced in the death of Robert Breininger in the Defiance County Common Pleas Court in Defiance, Ohio. Now a court ruling is raising questions once again about what took place, ordering a new trial for Hawkey, who's serving a life sentence in a shooting that has been surrounded by mystery from almost from the moment it happened. (Amy E. Voigt/The Blade via AP)
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Did woman sway boy to kill his dad? Court raises doubts

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Free to speak, stop-and-frisk judge claims some victories

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Closing arguments set in ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer trial

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Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service animals

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Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operations

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Terminating parental rights: State policies vary widely

In this Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, an Amtrak logo is seen on a train at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. A federal appeals court has once again ruled that Congress can’t give Amtrak power to impose rail standards on other private railroads. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Friday, April 29, 2016, it is unconstitutional to give a “self-interested” company regulatory power over competitors , even if Amtrak is a public-private hybrid. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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Appeals court: Amtrak can’t have regulatory role

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Judge allows suit over 2014 Super Bowl tickets to be refiled

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Murder charge for mom after 1 boy found beaten at motel dies

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Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns

In this June 18, 2015 frame from video Joey Meek, friend of Dylann Roof who is accused of killing nine black church members during Bible study on June 17 in Charleston , S.C., speaks to The Associated Press. Meek was arrested Thursday, Sept. 17, more than a month after authorities told him he was under federal investigation for lying to them and failing to report a crime, an official close to the probe said. (APTN via AP)
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Friend of alleged Charleston church shooter pleads guilty

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Girl testifies in Hawaii high school rape trial

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Lawsuit claims discrimination at the New York Times

In this June 18, 2015, file frame from video, Joey Meek, friend of Dylann Roof who is accused of killing nine black church members during Bible study on June 17 in Charleston , S.C., speaks to The Associated Press. Bond was reduced Thursday, Oct. 22 for Meek, accused of failing to tell authorities all he knew about the suspect in the massacre. (APTN via AP, File)
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Friend of alleged Charleston church shooter entering plea

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Sentencing of Colorado woman who cut baby from womb

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Mental exam focus of hearing in clinic shooting

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