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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Why sanctuary cities may benefit from the Supreme Court’s sports betting decision

By Andrew Napolitano

In 1992, Congress passed a statute authored by then-Sen. Bill Bradley of New Jersey, who was a former Princeton University and New York Knicks basketball superstar, prohibiting the states from authorizing sports betting.

A Lawyer for Payday Lenders Is Confirmed for F.T.C. Job

By GLENN THRUSH and JACK NICAS

The new leader of the commission’s consumer protection unit was part of a legal team that defended a payday lender hit with a $1.3 billion fraud settlement by the F.T.C.

School districts increasingly hiring foreign teachers to fill shortages

By Andrew Craft

As debate over low teacher salaries makes its way across the country – there have been statewide protests in at least four states the past two months – this little-known U.S. program for foreign teachers is growing.

Using Data to Make Sense of a Racial Disparity in NYC Marijuana Arrests

By BENJAMIN MUELLER

Why is it that white people largely don’t get arrested for smoking weed, while black and Hispanic people do? Times reporters put a police official’s explanation to the test.

Prosecutor Brings Experience to Schneiderman Inquiry

By JAN RANSOM

Nassau County’s district attorney, Madeline Singas, says she is not a politician, but an inquiry of Eric T. Schneiderman, the former attorney general, may test her skills.

Industry Lawyer Expected to Head F.T.C. Consumer Protection

By JACK NICAS

The possible appointment of Andrew Smith, who represented Facebook, Uber and Equifax and others, raised the prospect of frequent recusals from investigations.

Judge Andrew Napolitano: The clash between Trump and Mueller is looming. Will the rule of law survive?

By Andrew Napolitano

Late last week, a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, questioned the authority of special counsel Robert Mueller to seek an indictment and pursue the prosecution of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort for alleged financial crimes that, according to the indictment, began and ended well before Donald Trump ran for president.

NBC Investigation Finds No Wrongdoing in Handling of Matt Lauer Case

By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM and JOHN KOBLIN

The in-house investigation “found no evidence” that anyone in authority at NBC News or the “Today” show received complaints about Mr. Lauer until days before he was fired.

Cuomo Asks for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Schneiderman

By JAN RANSOM

Mr. Cuomo took the case away from the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., saying he wanted to avoid “even the whiff or perception of conflict.”

Ryan meets with House chaplain he ousted, then reinstated

By ANDREW TAYLOR

House Speaker Paul Ryan has met with the House chaplain he ousted last month, then reinstated after the chaplain said a Ryan aide told him it might be time to put a non-Catholic in the job.

Replacing Schneiderman Is a Big Job. Some Say It’s One for a Woman.

By VIVIAN WANG

Since Mr. Schneiderman’s resignation, elected officials have said that would like to see a woman, perhaps a woman of color, hold the office for the first time.

What Will New York Do About Its Uber Problem?

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Ride-hailing apps are convenient for city residents, but they’ve had devastating effects on the livelihood of taxi drivers and on the streets.

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