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    Cases following list

    By jessicapriest in On the Docket

    If there is one thing I have learned while covering the ins and outs of Crossroads-area courtrooms, it's that things don't happen quite as quickly as they do in an hour-long Law and Order episode. But if you check the ...

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    Where did you intern?

    By jessicapriest in On the Docket

    ProPublica is launching an investigation into internships after a recent study found that more than half of graduating college seniors held one. ProPublica says legal protection for interns, particularly those who are unpaid, hasn't kept up with their growth in ...

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    Federal courts in Texas rank high in prosecuting immigration violators

    By jessicapriest in On the Docket

    The Southern District of Texas placed third when it came to hearing immigration cases involving illegal reentry in 2012. More than 98 percent of illegal reentry offenders were imprisoned. The average sentence length was 19 months, which decreased from 2008 ...