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Acting out of school (access required)

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A well-meaning effort to make college campuses safer may have spawned harsh procedures and penalties that ignore basic guarantees of fairness, some ad­vocates are saying. While many have welcomed campus changes that protect victims of sexual violence, others say some ...

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Court: No sentence enhancement despite defendant’s phony letter (access required)

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A judge who discovered that a letter of praise from the defen­dant’s Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor was bogus could not undo a lenient sentence for the defendant, who was convicted of stealing federal disability bene­fits. On April 12, an appeals court ...

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