Rep. Stanton wants to expand the number of federal judges in Arizona

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PHOENIX — Democratic U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton wants greater judicial representation on the federal level in Arizona.

Stanton, in a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, said the state’s rapid increase in population over the last three decades means the federal court system needs to keep pace.

“Arizona desperately needs more federal district judges,” Stanton said in a press release.

“The district court has been working with too little for too long and at the expense of Arizonans who should have fair, unobstructed access to our country’s judicial system. Additional judgeships is a good place to start.”

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4 arrested after Antioch home raided by state law enforcement

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Four people have been charged after a lengthy narcotics investigation led to an Antioch home being raided by several state agencies Thursday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Tennessee Highway Patrol served a search warrant at a home on Chestnut Oak Drive, according to several arrest warrants. When agents entered the residence, they said they located Anthony Boone, Lionell Dishman, Rozell Hamilton and Monique Powell.

In the master bedroom closet, agents said they located a “large quantity” of meth and marijuana packaged for sale. There was also a large amount of heroin in the kitchen, along

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Supreme Court Explains Duty To Exercise Contractual Discretion In Good Faith – Corporate/Commercial Law

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Supreme Court Explains Duty To Exercise Contractual Discretion In Good Faith


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In a highly anticipated decision, which took over a year to
release, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the parameters of
the duty to exercise contractual discretion in good faith
in Wastech Services Ltd. v. Greater Vancouver
Sewerage and Drainage District
.

Contracting parties must be mindful that exercising discretion
under a contract is constrained by the duty of

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‘Most serious crime,’ Douglas County attorney disagrees with judge’s decision to lower bond

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A former Omaha Public Schools employee charged with sexual assault of a child is out of jail.Ronald Powell posted $15,000 bond.A judge agreed to lower it Wednesday.It’s a decision that frustrates Douglas County’s top prosecutor.Don Kleine doesn’t think the judge should’ve let him out at all.”We don’t think he should be out on bond,” Don Kleine said.Don Kleine can’t believe the judge gave the former OPS employee a chance to get out of jail.“There’s a reason that the law provides no bond in certain kinds of cases, this is one of those cases. It’s a most serious charge,” Kleine said.The … Read the rest

Court Battle Over “Armed Career Criminals” Sends Freed Prisoners Behind Bars Again

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After 10 years in prison, Michael Lemons was released in 2017 and returned to his hometown of Jackson, Tennessee. He got a job at a steel mill, reconnected with his now-adult daughter and bought his first new car.

“I did better at 45 than I’ve ever done in my entire life,” Lemons said.

But three years later, in September 2020, he had to report back to federal prison in Morgantown, West Virginia. He hadn’t broken any rules or committed another crime.

Lemons was one of about 20 men who had been sent home from prison, only to be locked

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