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Illinois Is The First State To Tell Police They Can't Lie To Minors In Interrogations

| Under a law that goes into effect January 2022, officials can't use common manipulative tactics, including offering leniency or suggesting that incriminating evidence exists, to people under 18.

Who Is Mathew Rosengart, Britney Spears' New Lawyer?


The lawyer whom Britney Spears has chosen to represent her is a former federal prosecutor turned high-profile Hollywood lawyer. His celebrity clients have included Steven Spielberg and Sean Penn.

Spears' Case Goes Back To Court — Here's What Could Be Next For Her Conservatorship


While a flurry of petitions and requests were made after the popstar's testimony, no one has filed a petition to end the conservatorship.

An Appeals Court Has Suspended Rudy Giuliani's Ability To Practice Law In D.C.


The suspension by D.C.'s Court of Appeals and a New York state appellate court stems from Rudy Giuliani's attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

Britney Spears' Lawyer, Samuel Ingham III, Requests To Resign


The court appointed lawyer has represented the pop star since the beginning of her conservatorship. At Spears' explosive hearing last month, she expressed wishes to hire her own lawyer.

The Supreme Court Will Hear A Case On The Funding Of Religious Schools


The court also turned away challenges to longstanding decisions on qualified immunity and defamation, prompting dissents from the court's conservatives.

Another Alleged Oath Keeper Pleads Guilty To Jan. 6 Conspiracy


Mark Grods pleaded guilty to conspiracy and obstruction of an official proceeding. The 54-year-old Alabama man has also agreed to cooperate with investigators.

Teens Can Get Swept Into Adult Prisons. D.C.'s Attorney General Wants To Change That


Karl Racine's proposal could overhaul the way juveniles are charged as adults and offer greater opportunities for rehabilitation.

The Supreme Court Leaves The CDC's Moratorium On Evictions In Place


By a 5-to-4 vote, the court left in place the nationwide moratorium on evictions put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The moratorium is set to expire on July 31.