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Appeals court: No judicial discretion in some expungement cases

Appeals court: No judicial discretion in some expungement cases

INDIANAPOLIS | Judges do not have discretion to deny a valid request for expungement of a low-level felony or misdemeanor criminal record, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

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Illinois

Chicago casino plan draws more support at hearing

CHICAGO | A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board than past attempts to expand gambling, but the plan also drew criticism from downstate offici…

April 16, 2014 10:56 pm

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2 long-time friends discuss the First Amendment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The legality of government surveillance is likely to come before the Supreme Court someday, and Justices Antonin Scalia (AN'-toh-nihn skuh-LEE'-uh) and Ruth Bader Ginsburg appear less than thrilled at the prospect.

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