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A prisoner looks out of his jail window as protesters gather outside the federal detention center in Miami on June 12, 2020, during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Flaws plague a tool meant to help low-risk federal prisoners win early release

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Masked White Plains, N.Y., High School students walk between classes last year. A day after a judge overturned New York's mask mandate, an appellate judge temporarily restored it as the state prepares an appeal. Mark Lennihan/AP file photo hide caption

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during the 2018 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Terri Sewell, a Democrat from Alabama, represents the state's only Black-majority district in Congress. She's pictured here alongside Rep. Joyce Beatty, a Democrat from Ohio, and Martin Luther King III, in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 17, 2022. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, right, and his attorney Julian McPhillips, left, leave the courtroom in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday following jury selection. Moore and Leigh Corfman, who accused him of sexual assault, are suing each other for defamation. Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser/via AP hide caption

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Shane Lee Brown (left) spent six days in jail after police departments in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nev., confused him with Shane Neal Brown, an older white man and a felon. AP hide caption

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In this photo provided by Pakistan's Press Information Department, Pakistan's Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmad, left, administrates the oath of office to Ayesha Malik in Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday. Malik is the first female judge to serve on Pakistan's Supreme Court. Press Information Department via AP hide caption

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Homeless camps are often blamed for crime but experts say it's not so simple

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Former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao are charged with failing to provide medical care to George Floyd as Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck. Hennepin County Sheriff's Office/AP hide caption

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Supporters of Julian Assange outside the Royal Courts of Justice last month in London. Nearly two months later, London's High Court ruled that Assange can seek appeal against his extradition to the U.S. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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Adult film actress Stormy Daniels (left) stands with her lawyer Michael Avenatti during a news conference outside federal court in New York in 2018. Daniels, the porn star who catapulted Avenatti to fame, will get a starring role in a New York courtroom when prosecutors try to prove the California lawyer cheated her of $300,000 in book proceeds. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the fall over the constitutionality of Harvard University's affirmative action program. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court adds affirmative action to its potential hit list

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's suit against The New York Times is expected to put a spotlight on the balance of free speech and defamation claims. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Sarah Palin tests positive for COVID, delaying trial against 'New York Times'

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Sen. Barbara Blackmon, D-Canton, speaks at the well in the Mississippi Senate Chamber in Jackson on Thursday. Blackmon was among the Black lawmakers who walked out of the Senate Chamber in protest on Friday. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Amadou Diallo's murder became symbolic of the NYPD plainclothes excesses. Courtesy of the Diallo Family. hide caption

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New Yorkers want gun violence to end. A controversial police unit returns to help

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People walk past the Sol Tribe tattoo shop where two women were shot and killed and a man injured on Dec. 27 in Denver, Colo. It was the first in a series of shootings that claimed five lives across the area. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Garland pledges a comprehensive response to violent crime

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In this Dec. 14, 2020, file photo, a voter fills out paperwork before casting a ballot the first day of early voting for the Senate runoff election in Atlanta. Ben Gray/AP hide caption

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's fugitive operations team makes an arrest at a home in Paramount, Calif., on March 1, 2020. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters hide caption

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Biden's limits on ICE offered hope. But immigrant advocates say he's broken promises

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Demonstrators gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, a case about a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, on December 01, 2021. Experts believe a ruling on this case could undermine or overturn Roe v. Wade. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Dissident journalist Raman Pratasevich speaks in a video from a detention center in Minsk, Belarus, in June 2021 after being taken into custody after the flight he was on was diverted by Belarusian officials. ONT (OHT)/AP file photo hide caption

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