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Legal news from Tuesday, August 8, 2017
by Lars Peterson

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday reversed its position in a key voting rights case that will be before the Supreme Court later this year. The DOJ confirmed its support for an Ohio maintenance tactic used to remove people from the voting rolls by filing an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme …

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by Jaclyn Belczyk

A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington on Monday denied a motion for summary judgment filed by two psychologists who devised the torture techniques used on three former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) prisoners, allowing the case to proceed to trial. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed the lawsuit …

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