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Judge OKs phone surveys of jury pool for man charged in 4 University of Idaho student deaths

Apr. 22, 2024 20:11 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Defense attorneys for a man charged in the deaths of four University of Idaho students can resume phone surveys of potential jurors in the case, a judge has ruled. Bryan Kohberger faces four murder charges in connection with the November 2022 stabbing deaths of...

The Civil War raged and fortune-seekers hunted for gold. This era produced Arizona's abortion ban

Apr. 15, 2024 14:52 PM EDT

As Union and Confederate armies clashed in a bloody fourth year of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln tasked one man to create the legal code for Arizona, almost 50 years before the territory became a state. New York judge William Thompson Howell wrote 500 pages that spanned...