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Immigration Ruling May Close, Open Legal Windows

Court battles almost certainly will continue over whether police can check the immigration status of anyone detained for any reason.
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Cooking Regional Food When You're Far From The Fava Beans

How do you cook regional food when you're 5,000 miles from home? Bring your own grano, and hope for a good farmer's market, according to one Italian chef who found himself stranded in D.C. without a few of his favorite ingredients.
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Court Upholds 'Show Me Your Papers' In Arizona

The Supreme Court has delivered a split ruling on Arizona's immigration law, striking down several key elements but upholding the "show me your papers" provision. The controversial provision allows local police to check the immigration status of people they stop in the normal course of their duties.
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Ala. Juvenile Murderers Law Ruled Unconstitutional

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Carrie Johnson on Monday's Supreme Court ruling striking down the Alabama law that mandates life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles convicted of murder.
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Supreme Court Makes 3 Key Rulings

The Supreme Court released a number of opinions Monday, including a ruling on Arizona's controversial immigration law. Justices also said it's unconstitutional to sentence juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison without parole, and ruled on a Montana case involving campaign finance. Renee Montagne gets the latest from NPR's Nina Totenberg.
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Supreme Court Says Montana Cannot Ignore 'Citizens United' Ruling

The justices say a state law cannot supersede its 2010 Citizens United ruling, which let corporations deploy their money to help or attack specific candidates. Montana had argued that a history of corporate-financed corruption in state government should let tough state laws remain in force.
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Venus Williams Bows Out Of Wimbledon On First Day

Venus Williams has lost in the first round of Wimbledon, a striking defeat for the five-time winner of the grass-court tournament. She lost to Elena Vesnina of Russia in straight sets, 6-1, 6-3, after failing to establish her serve.
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Prosecutor Tries To Crack Thousands Of Rape Cases

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is leading the charge to get Detroit's massive backlog of rape kits tested and processed. It's a cause that hits close to home, because Worthy was a victim of rape when she was a law student. Host Michel Martin speaks with Worthy.

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