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Some support for legal services funding

At Bar Buzz’s deadline, funding for the Legal Services Corporation was on the chopping block still but some good news arrived from the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, which recommended $385 million in funding for ...

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Kaman receives ABA presidential appointment

Former Hennepin County District Court Judge Marilyn Kaman has been appointed by American Bar Association President Hilarie Bass as observer to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. The U.S. Mission represents the United States on the intergovernmental bodies which ...

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Civil forfeiture called inherently abusive

Institute for Justice U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced that the Department of Justice would repeal reforms intended to curb federal law enforcement agencies’ use of civil forfeiture. In response, Darpana Sheth, Institute for Justice senior attorney and director ...

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