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U.S. Embassy Bombings

Shattered Diplomacy: The U.S. Embassy bombings trial
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LAPD Scandal

Jury delivers mixed verdict in Los Angeles police corruption trial.
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Waco Waco Revisited

A U.S. district judge rules that the government is not to blame for the deaths of 80 Branch Davidians in a fire stemming from the 1993 standoff at Mount Carmel.
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Lockerbie Lockerbie Bombing Trial

Two Libyans face trial for murder in the downing of Pan Am Flight 103.
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Tobacco Tobacco on Trial

A Florida jury slaps Big Tobacco with a record-shattering $145 billion verdict as the battle between smokers and cigarette makers continues.
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Chair Death Penalty and DNA

The debate over the death penalty and access to DNA testing moves into high gear.
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example U.S. Supreme Court

Follow cases before the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2000-2001 term.

example Copyright in the Digital Age

As technology makes it easier to produce high-quality copies, artists and industry officials are asking courts to redefine copyright protections in this digital age.
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example Same-sex Marriage

A state-by-state guide to laws governing civil unions for gay couples
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Guns Guns under Fire

The debate over gun control in the U.S. heats up as gunmakers face a barrage of suits.
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Elian Boy in the Middle

Six-year-old Elian Gonzalez was the subject of an international tug-of-war involving the issue of whether the child could seek a political asylum hearing.
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Guns CNNfn: Microsoft on Trial

It started out as a simple investigation into whether Microsoft's Internet browser should be included free of charge in Windows 95 - and it quickly grew into what is now the biggest antitrust case in the digital era.
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Elian Reviewing the Vote

In a move that ultimately determined the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the presidential election recount ordered by the Florida Supreme Court was unconstitutional.
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