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Debo Adegbile, then an attorney with the Legal Defense and Educational Fund of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People speaks outside the Supreme Court in Washington on April 29, 2009. Adegbile, President Barack Obama’s choice to head the Justice Department’s civil rights division has failed a Senate test vote and his confirmation is in jeopardy. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Death rates from heroin increased in every age cohort, ethnic group (except American Indians/Alaskan Natives) and region of the country. Men were nearly four times as likely to overdose from heroin as women, and 25- to 34-year-olds had the highest heroin-overdose death rate. From 2010 to 2012, the death rate from heroin overdose increased from 1.0 to 2.1 people per 100,000 in the population. (AP Photo/Minnesota Public Radio, Jeffrey Thompson)

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Al Jazeera English bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy, left, producer Baher Mohamed, second left, and correspondent Peter Greste, center, stand inside the defendants' cage in a courtroom during their trial on terror charges, along with several other defendants, in Cairo Egypt, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)

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Al Jazeera producer Baher Mohamed, left, and correspondent Peter Greste, center, stand inside the defendants' cage in a courtroom during their trial on terror charges, along with several other defendants, in Cairo Egypt, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)

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Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste stands inside the defendants' cage in a courtroom during a trial on terror charges, along with several other defendants, in Cairo Egypt, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)

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Edward Montour appears in Douglas County District Court during opening arguments, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Castle Rock. Colo. Montour, who was serving a life sentence for the 1997 death of his 11-week-old daughter when prosecutors say he beat to death corrections officer Eric Autobee in 2002. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, and prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, RJ Sangosti, Pool

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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2014 file photo, Gary Mohr, director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, discusses the state's rising inmate population in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio says fewer inmates than ever are going back to prison after they've been released. Mohr attributes the drop to community programs that work with newly released inmates and new prison units that prepare inmate for life outside bars. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins, File)

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**FILE** Debo Adegbile, special counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, speaks with reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Feb. 27, 2013, after arguments in the Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder voting rights case. The justices are hearing arguments in a challenge to the part of the Voting Rights Act that forces places with a history of discrimination, mainly in the Deep South, to get approval before they make any change in the way elections are held. (Associated Press)

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FILE - This file image taken from the dashboard camera of a police cruiser on Oct. 28, 2013, and provided by the New Mexico State Police, shows three New Mexico State Police officers reacting as a minivan driven by motorist Oriana Farrell pulls away from a traffic stop that included one officer bashing the van’s window with his night stick and another, Elias Montoya, left, firing three shots at the fleeing van not knowing that there were children in the vehicle. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico announced Tuesday, March 4, 2014, that attorneys have filed an open records request to examine the Mexico Law Enforcement Academy curriculum, which is under scrutiny for giving officers more leeway to use deadly force. (AP Photo/New Mexico State Police, File)

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**FILE** Debo Adegbile, special counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, speaks with reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Feb. 27, 2013, after arguments in the Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder voting rights case. The justices are hearing arguments in a challenge to the part of the Voting Rights Act that forces places with a history of discrimination, mainly in the Deep South, to get approval before they make any change in the way elections are held. (Associated Press)