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Rep. Blake Farenthold on Holder: Anyone Else ‘Would Be in Jail’

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday refused to question Attorney General Eric Holder, considering that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, adding that any other American who did not comply with a DOJ subpoena “would be in jail.”...

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday refused to question Attorney General Eric Holder, considering that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, adding that any other American who did not comply with a DOJ subpoena “would be in jail.” “If an American citizen had not complied with one of the Justice Department subpoenas, they would be in jail, not sitting here … testifying,” Farenthold said. - See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/melanie-hunter/gop-congressman-holder-anyone-else-would-be-jail#sthash.NssUwRoV.dpuf

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‘Real Housewives’ Couple Faces Jail Time After Pleading Guilty to Fraud

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice and her husband pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges on Tuesday, in crimes that could send them behind bars.

The reality TV personalities, who left a Newark courthouse without speaking to reporters, were ordered to return on July 8 when US District Court Judge Esther Salas will hand down their punishment...

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Court Rules Fox’s Jana Winter Doesn’t Have To Reveal Sources To Avoid Jail

New York's top court today spared FoxNews.com reporter Jana Winter from jail for refusing to reveal confidential sources for a bombshell story following the Aurora movie massacre. 

In a 4-3 ruling based on New York's shield law, the state Court of Appeals reversed a lower court's decision that could have resulted in Winter being forced to appear in the Colorado murder trial of James Holmes...

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Zimmerman Arrested After Allegedly Attacking Pregnant Girlfriend

George Zimmerman was arrested today and being held without bail at the Seminole County Jail.

It was not immediately clear what happened or what crime he's accused of committing, but just before 1:30 p.m., Sheriff Don Eslinger confirmed that Zimmerman had been arrested and was being driven to the county jail in Sanford.

He said more information would be available shortly...

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ACLU Shooed Away From Boston Bomber Hearing After Claiming He Is Being ‘Tortured’ Behind Bars

The American Civil Liberties Union has been shut out of weighing in on accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s claims of hardship behind bars at a hearing tomorrow to address whether the alleged terrorist deserves to be cut some slack while he awaits trial.

U.S. District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. also ordered a memorandum the ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts submitted in support of its position stricken from the public record, explaining in his decision, “While there may be no positive rule forbidding it, in my judgment a trial court presiding over a criminal prosecution should not receive or consider volunteered submissions by non-parties except as may be specifically authorized by statute ... or other authority.”...

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