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Lawmakers discuss federal issues with pot legalization

...illegal federally.Other concerns about state-federal interplay remain.Svobodny told lawmakers about a 2011 U.S. Department of Justice memo that in the states that legalize and regulate marijuana and enforce their rules, the federal government...
What others say: A victory for journalism

...James Risen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times, won his legal fight against the U.S. Department of Justice, which wanted him to disclose the sources he used in his newspaper and book coverage of a failed U.S. operation...
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action, additional federal funding and other measures to combat the problem.The report released Tuesday by a U.S. Department of Justice advisory committee reflects information gathered at public hearings across the country in 2013 and 2014...
Tribes work to create sex-offender registries

...offenders move to tribal land or work or go to school on reservations after being released from prison. The U.S. Department of Justice agreed with a recommendation to develop a way for states to keep tribes in the loop so that they can enforce...

...was unaware Brown was a suspect when he encountered him walking in the street with a friend.Nixon said the U.S. Department of Justice is beefing up its civil rights investigation of the shooting.Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson...
book review 2013 books in review the story of a bunch of college buddies who start an online poker site and rake in the cash... but the U.S. Department of Justice wants them to fold. For sure, your giftee loving this book...? Yeah, it's in the cards!Why did you...
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...knowing when he was arrested driving the car in Mexico," said a letter written to Mexican prosecutors by the U.S. Department of Justice attache in Mexico City, Tom Radcliff. Torres showed a copy of the letter to The Associated Press.The Department...
What others say: 25 years after Exxon Valdez, resolution needed in dispute over newfound damage

...25th anniversary of the spill - will hold a hearing on a resolution asking the state Department of Law and the U.S. Department of Justice to file suit over Exxon's non-payment.Senate Joint Resolution 25, by Sen. Berta Gardner, D- Anchorage...
Miniature horse aids Alaska boy with special needs

...motor skill ability," Zacharias said. "But intellectually, he's going to be there the whole time."U.S. Department of Justice regulations that took effect in March 2011 recognized miniature horses as service animals under the Americans...
Board releases draft of redistricting plans

...the same as it currently does," he said. After the board prepares its final plan, the plan goes to the U.S. Department of Justice for review and clearance under the U.S. Voting Rights Act. Seaton said the southern edge of the draft plan...


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