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Jury deliberating compensation for Florida tree owners FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A jury will begin deliberating how much the state owes some 58,000 homeowners whose citrus trees were cut down to fight canker disease. It was part of a decade-long, ...

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Persuasive Authority (access required)

Editor’s note:This summary of recent decisions from the federal appellate courts was compiled from wire reports. First Circuit Habeas Corpus – Conscientious Objector Case:Hanna v. Secretary of the Army, et al. Appealed from a judgment in the U.S. District Court ...

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Inmates stop attack on female officer (access required)

RIDGEVILLE — Authorities say a female state prison officer cornered by an inmate was saved by three other prisoners who broke through a locked door to stop the attack. Prison officials say George Salisbury trapped the guard in a dormitory ...

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