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The morning read for Wednesday, Nov. 2

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at [email protected]. Here’s the Wednesday morning read: The Marble Palace Blo

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Protesters supporting abortion rights briefly interrupt oral argument

It has been just over four months since the Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning the court’s landmark rulings recognizing a right to an abortion. But Dobbs once again took center stage on Wednesday

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Intellectual property and Navajo water rights

The Relist Watch column examines cert petitions that the Supreme Court has “relisted” for its upcoming conference. A short explanation of relists is available here. There are four newly relisted cases this week. Perhaps unsurprisingly, two involve cases i

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Arizona asks court to approve “Kafkaesque” treatment of due-process claim from man on death row

During Tuesday’s oral argument in Cruz v. Arizona, the justices considered whether a state procedural rule prevents John Cruz, who was sentenced to death, from obtaining relief on his federal due-process claim in state post-conviction. To answer this ques

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