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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Hate Crime for White Man Killed for Having Black Friends?

A Louisiana man who was apparently killed because he had black friends could be the subject of a federal hate crime trial, experts believe. Michael Luke Darby, 24, was stabbed to death by assailants last month after he left a bar with two black companions. Two men have been arrested for the murder after Darby’s body was found behind some bushes in Lafayette. According to local news reports, on Oct. 14 Darby and his friends were confronted in the street …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Jennifer King  
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Employers Must Consider Telecommuting as ADA Accommodation Employers are not required to allow employees to telecommute, but must consider the possibility for people with disabilities that prevent them from interacting in a standard workplace, according to a recent federal court ruling. The decision came about after a woman sought accommodation in her workplace for her extreme chemical sensitivity. Find Out More…   Telemundo Replaces 50-Year Old Anchor in Hopes of ‘Looking Better’ When Vicky Gutierrez, a 50-year-old reporter for Telemundo, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law News of the Weird by Michele Bowman  
Bishop Mullet Convicted of Amish-on-Amish Hair Crimes

They say the mullet hairstyle is business in the front but party in the back. But there isn’t much of a party where the ironically-named Samuel Mullet, Sr. is concerned: The leader of a breakaway Amish group in Ohio is facing life in prison for forcibly cutting off the beards of Amish men and the hair of Amish women who had left his compound.   Violent Shearings A Cleveland jury on September 20 convicted Mullet, who is 66, and 15 …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Laura Kresich  
El Sheriff Joe Arpaio Enfrenta Más Problemas Legales

Una investigación criminal federal de dos años sobre el infame Joe Arpaio, Sheriff de Arizona, por abuso de poder y  mal uso de fondos, fue suspendida a principios del mes. Pero el autoproclamado “sheriff más duro de los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica” tiene más problemas legales en camino. Arpaio es celebrado y  vilipendiado a lo largo de todo el país por sus políticas tan duras sobre inmigración, aplicadas en el Condado de Maricopa, en Arizona, apoyando la discriminación por perfil racial, …

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio in More Legal Trouble

A two-year federal criminal investigation of infamous Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio for abuses of power and financial misconduct was dropped earlier this month, but the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America has plenty more legal trouble looming. Arpaio is celebrated and vilified through the country for his tough-on-immigration policies in Maricopa County, Ariz., endorsing racial profiling in policy if not in name to arrest suspected undocumented immigrants and turn them over to federal authorities for deportation. However the sheriff is also …

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