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Federal judge celebrates 40 years on bench in Minnesota

Dec. 11, 2021 01:10 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Paul Magnuson was well into his career as an attorney in South St. Paul when U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger, R-Minn., called one day with a job offer. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Devitt had decided to step back from full-time duty, Durenberger told Magnuson,...

Speed of Texas abortion cases has few high court precedents

Oct. 30, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In only a handful of cases has the Supreme Court, where decorative turtles symbolize the deliberate pace of justice, moved as quickly as it is in the fight over the Texas law that bans most abortions. They include some of the most famous disputes of the last 50 years. ...