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Robin Jerstad for The Texas Tribune

In fraud trial, lawyer for Carlos Uresti claims senator’s ignorance of business partners’ wrongdoing

In opening arguments in the federal criminal case against state Sen. Carlos Uresti, prosecutors alleged that he used his reputation as a public official to lend credibility to a frac-sand company's Ponzi scheme. But defense attorneys for the San Antonio Democrat claim he was never aware of the company's criminal activity.

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Kirsten Luce for The Marshall Project

Lost in court: A visit to Trump’s immigration bedlam

A year ago, President Trump commanded that immigration judges from across the country should be rushed to detention centers along the border. At an improvised court in Laredo, there were many signs of disarray.

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