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The publication of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would strike down Roe v. Wade has elevated Justice Samuel Alito's legal views of abortion into the center of a white-hot political debate. ...
A federal judge on Wednesday accepted a plea deal to sentence Derek Chauvin to up to 25 years in prison for violating George Floyd’s constitutional rights by murdering him. ...
The judge overseeing the federal civil rights cases of four former Minneapolis police officers in the killing of George Floyd has accepted the terms of Derek Chauvin’s plea agreement and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years in prison. ...
Alito's majority opinion makes clear: "[W]e emphasize that our decision concerns the constitutional right to abortion and no other right." ...

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