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6 legal questions arising from James Comey’s testimony – ABC News


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6 legal questions arising from James Comey's testimony
ABC News
James Comey's bombshell testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday raised new legal questions about the propriety and legality of both Comey and President Trump's conduct and the future of the Russia election meddling investigation.
History on Comey's side as Trump brands him a 'leaker'Politico
'A frivolous distraction': Trump is homing in on Comey's 'leaks,' but legal experts say he did nothing wrongBusiness Insider
Trump's personal lawyer threatens legal action against ComeyThinkProgress
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Sandoval cites legal, market woes in veto of insulin bill – Charlotte Observer

Sandoval cites legal, market woes in veto of insulin bill
Charlotte Observer
"While the ultimate disposition of any legal claim challenging SB265 would be for the courts to decide, lengthy and expensive litigation and legal uncertainty could destabilize the market for diabetes drugs and jeopardize a new secure supply of these

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Former Trump campaign aide seeks legal help — from Trump – CNN


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Former Trump campaign aide seeks legal help — from Trump
CNN
But the former campaign aide who spoke with CNN about his own legal woes said there are others who may not have the financial means to withstand a lengthy probe. In addition to mounting legal fees, the former campaign staff member also expressed …
West Wing aides brace for big attorney billsPolitico
Low-level Trump staffers face $1500 an hour legal fees in Russia probeRaw Story

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Trump’s statements linking Russia investigation to Comey firing could lead to legal problems – Los Angeles Times


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Trump's statements linking Russia investigation to Comey firing could lead to legal problems
Los Angeles Times
A growing number of legal experts say President Trump has opened himself up to a charge of obstruction of justice this week when he said “this Russia thing with Trump” was on his mind when he fired FBI Director James B. Comey. The federal law against …
Does firing James Comey put Trump in legal jeopardy?CBS News
Would It Be Legal for Donald Trump to Secretly Tape Conversations?Heavy.com
Can Trump Tape James Comey Legally?Bustle
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More cities offering to pay legal defense for illegal immigrants – Fox News


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More cities offering to pay legal defense for illegal immigrants
Fox News
Sacramento became the latest city this week to go above and beyond 'sanctuary' policies by approving the use of taxpayer dollars to support the legal defense of illegal immigrants facing deportation. The City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to …
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US states realign in legal battle over Trump’s travel ban – Reuters


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Why Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty of murder – The Boston Globe


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Why Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty of murder
The Boston Globe
Legal experts said the case against former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez rose and fell with Alexander Bradley, a convicted felon and Hernandez's marijuana supplier, who testified for the prosecution that he watched Hernandez pull the trigger — and who …
Jury acquits Aaron Hernandez of murder chargesThe Boston Globe
Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Gets Life Sentence For MurderNPR

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Q&A: Was U.S. strike on Syria legal? – The Seattle Times


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Q&A: Was U.S. strike on Syria legal?
The Seattle Times
The unilateral attack lacked authorization from Congress or from the U.N. Security Council, raising the question of whether he had legal authority to commit the act of war. Trump and top members of his administration initially justified the operation
Trump's missile attack on Syria might be satisfying. But it's not legal.Washington Post
Dem Sen Kaine on Syria Strikes: 'There Is No Legal Justification for This'Breitbart News

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