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The morning read for Monday, April 17

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Monday morning read: Supreme Court allows $6 billion student loan debt settlement (Lawrence Hurley, NBC News) Supreme Co

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Justices to hear evangelical Christian postal worker’s religious accommodation case

Employees of the U.S. Postal Service are famous for delivering the mail even in the worst conditions. But when Gerald Groff was hired to work as a postal carrier in 2012, postal carriers didn’t work on Sundays. That changed in 2013, when USPS signed a...

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Colorado man’s First Amendment challenge will test the scope of protection for threatening speech

There is no dispute that the Facebook messages Billy Raymond Counterman sent to local Colorado musician Coles Whalen made her feel afraid. For years, Counterman sent increasingly menacing messages in which he suggested that he had seen Whalen – who is ide

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Washington family counselor challenges state’s ban on conversion therapy

The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. Conversion therapy, the practice of seeking to change a gay or transgender person’s se

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