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The morning read for Thursday, June 23

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 Thursday morning read: Most judges in survey

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The independent state legislature theory and more on jurisdiction

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. This week’s conference represents the Supreme Court’s last currently scheduled conference.

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In 6-3 ruling, court strikes down New York’s concealed-carry law

This article was updated on June 23 at 4:06 p.m. The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a New York handgun-licensing law that required New Yorkers who want to carry a handgun in public to show a special need to defend themselves. The 6-3 ruling, w

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North Carolina Republican lawmakers win right to intervene in court and defend state’s voter-ID law

This article was updated on June 23 at 4:33 p.m. The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that two Republican legislators in North Carolina can join a lawsuit to defend the constitutionality of the state’s voter-identification law. Two lower courts had rejecte

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