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PERSUASIVE AUTHORITY (access required)

U.S. SUPREME COURT Tort — FTCA Prison Inmate Case: Ali v. Federal Bureau of Prisons (Thomas, J.) (Kennedy, J., joined by Stevens, Souter and Breyer, JJ., dissenting) (Breyer, J., joined by Stevens, J., dissenting). Certiorari to the 11th U.S. Circuit ...

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Judge slams police on conduct of sting (access required)

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — State police engaged in “outrageous” conduct when they paid an informant to have sex with employees of a spa on four separate occasions as part of a prostitution investigation, a judge has ruled. State police investigating the ...

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White House says 'waterboarding' legal (access required)

WASHINGTON — The White House last week defended the use of the interrogation technique known as waterboarding, saying it is legal not torture as critics argue and has saved American lives. President George W. Bush would authorize waterboarding future terrorism ...

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