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Juror Sues Prosecutor in Michael Brown Case

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A member of the grand jury that declined to indict the white Missouri police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old sued the prosecutor in the case on Monday, criticizing the way evidence was…

Jury Selection Starts in Boston Marathon Case

BY DENISE LAVOIE AP LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER BOSTON (AP) -- Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, and they seemed…

The New Faces of Congress; Women and Minorities

By MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. A record 104…