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On Aug. 11, 2014, officers from the Caldwell, Idaho, Police Department asked for Shaniz West’s permission to enter and search her home. They were looking for her ex-boyfriend. West authorized the search and handed over her keys.

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RALEIGH — A doctor suing to overturn restrictions on patient care just won his first victory.

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RALEIGH — If North Carolina’s nebulous criminal code isn’t confusing enough, the “elephant” metaphors lawmakers use to describe them are even less enlightening.

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Wednesday, 07 August 2019 17:35

ADA Dawn Layton appointed as superior court judge

ROCKINGHAM — Assistant District Attorney Dawn Layton is moving to the other side of the bench.

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RALEIGH — On a Tuesday in June, mothers who lost children to distracted driving took a minute to speak. The mothers stood alongside N.C. lawmakers, who are pushing for legislation requiring drivers to put down their phones.

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RALEIGH — In April, Raleigh-based law firm Osborn, Gambale, Beckley, and Budd launched an RV-based legal clinic providing free legal advice to communities that lack services nearby. Most people were excited that a law firm would be offering advice free-of-charge while others warned that the attorneys might be breaking the law.

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The presumption of innocence.

It’s a hallowed maxim of American jurisprudence.

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