Ashby Jones

Deputy Chief of the Wall Street Journal’s law bureau.

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Deputy Chief of the Wall Street Journal’s law bureau.

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Last July a California judge ruled the death penalty unconstitutional in the case of Ernest D Jones. The reasoning behind the judge’s ruling?

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Last July a California judge ruled the death penalty unconstitutional in the case of Ernest D Jones. The reasoning behind the judge’s ruling?

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On the last day of its current term, the US Supreme Court  ruled  that the Second Amendment's right "to keep and bear arms" extends not just to federal jurisdictions, but to all states…

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Two lawyers from opposite ends of the political spectrum joined forces today  to file suit  against Governor Schwarzenegger and other California officials.  They claim that …

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Two lawyers from opposite ends of the political spectrum joined forces today to file suit against Governor Schwarzenegger and other California officials.  They claim that …

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