Bell orders staff to move cases away from St. Louis County judge over email flap | Law and order

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Bell said later Tuesday that Magee’s letter was based on a “false assumption” that Bell’s office knew the outcome of the investigation but waited to release its findings.

Magee said via email Tuesday that he formed his opinions after reading reports in the Post-Dispatch.

Bell questioned whether one of his own staffers and Waldemer collaborated with Magee on the letter, according to Messenger’s column. Chris King, Bell’s spokesman, would not comment on whether any staff members who received the email were disciplined.

Christine Bertelson, a spokeswoman for the 21st Circuit Court, said in an email that Waldemer told Messenger he

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French police face sanction for Macarena party amid virus

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Some two dozen French police officials are facing internal punishment for holding a party inside a police station where they were filmed dancing the Macarena and violating multiple virus protection rules

PARIS — At least two dozen French police officials are facing internal punishment for holding a party inside a police station where they were filmed dancing the Macarena and violating multiple virus protection rules.

A police headquarters spokesperson said Thursday that those involved in the party in the Paris suburb of Aubervilliers were ordered to file

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Biden administration instructs ICE to ignore the law and their oath

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On Jan. 20, Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary David Pekoske sent an operational memorandum to the leadership of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Citizenship and Immigration Service (CIS). This memorandum functionally ends all immigration enforcement and will result in dangerous criminals escaping justice and walking the streets.

The memorandum instructs the agencies to ignore the law as referenced in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), a law enacted by Congress and signed by a president. It directs them to ignore written statute and a federal judge’s order regarding a person that

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The legalities of Pruitt’s firing: Does he have a case? | Sports

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The firing of Tennessee’s former head football coach Jeremy Pruitt presents the university with a handful of legal challenges, which may not be fully resolved until the NCAA’s investigation is complete, whenever that may be.

For now, let’s unpack the legalities of Pruitt’s firing as much as it’s possible.

There are several important issues regarding Pruitt’s termination. First off, does he actually have a case, or will his defense be dismissed? Well, it could go either way.

In Pruitt’s original contract, there were over 30 fire-for-cause provisions laid out. Essentially, these are offenses by Pruitt that give the university a

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23 Harris County judges to be dropped from felony bail lawsuit

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Harris County’s 23 felony judges are no longer being sued over uneven bail practices that plaintiffs say discriminate against poor defendants. The civil rights lawsuit against the county and its reform-minded sheriff will move forward without them.

The federal judge presiding over Russell v. Harris County ruled Wednesday that once the bulk of the state district judges withdraw an appeal of one of her earlier rulings, they will be automatically removed as defendants in the case.

Lawyers for poor defendants say the mechanics of who is listed as a party will not prevent them from pursuing their goal of full

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