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Judge: No-Fly List Violated Constitutional RightsU.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown's decision says the procedures lack a meaningful mechanism for people to challenge their placement on the list.
Fed Judge: Obama Administration Stance On Drone Suit 'Disconcerting' A federal judge finds "disconcerting" the Obama administration's position that courts have no role in a lawsuit over drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen.
Frederick Man Gets 2 Years in Mail Fraud Scheme A Frederick man has been sentenced to two years in prison for defrauding the Special Olympics, the National Wildlife Federation and other customers of his bulk mailing business.
Accusing Fraud, Federal Court Orders More Access To GOP Computers A federal court has given groups suing the state broad access to computers used by the Republican-controlled Legislature to redraw political boundaries in 2011.
Civil Rights Case Accuses NYPD Of Illegal Surveillance Of MuslimsThe New York Police Department's focus on Muslims has renewed the political surveillance of the 1960s and '70s that was banned under a landmark legal ruling, according to a new court filing by civil rights lawyers.
Va. Inmate Seeking Sex Change to Get Court HearingA Virginia inmate will get a full court hearing on her lifelong quest for a sex-change operation.
Ex-Postal Worker From Waldorf Admits To Embezzling $43,000A former postal worker has pleaded guilty embezzling more than $43,000 from the Postal Service.
Key Figure In Northern Virginia Teen Prostitution Ring Admits GuiltAn alleged street gang member accused of running a prostitution ring that recruited high school girls has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking of a juvenile.
Key Figure In Northern Virginia Prostitution Ring To Enter PleaAn alleged street gang member accused of running a prostitution ring that recruited high school girls is set to enter a plea.
Ex-Campaign Aide To Mayor Vincent Gray Due In Federal CourtA former campaign aide to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is due in federal court.
Virginia Homeless Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening ObamaA homeless man in Roanoke has pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to kill President Barack Obama.
Ex-Inmate Who Posed As Millionaire Pleads GuiltyA former Virginia prison inmate faces up to 20 more years in prison for impersonating a millionaire behind bars.