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Purse Snatching Can Be Violent, High Court Rules

Purse snatching and pickpocketing can amount to violent felonies for purposes of the federal Armed Career Criminal Act, which requires mandatory 15-year sentences for people convicted of possessing firearms if they have been found guilty of…

Federal Judges Dismiss 83 Kavanaugh Complaints

A Colorado-based judicial council said it could not entertain complaints that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh had made false statements during his confirmation hearings because the Senate had approved Kavanaugh. The council has no…