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What’s a shorthanded Supreme Court likely to do in its new term? Maybe nothing

A bank fraud conviction sent Southern California resident Lawrence Eugene Shaw to federal prison and his lawyer to a Supreme Court that remains depleted by politics. Shaw’s challenge Tuesday to … Click to Continue »
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