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Morning Docket: 06.09.22

* It’s coming from inside the house! SCOTUS clerks lawyer up as tensions rise post-Alito leak. [Yahoo!] * Tongue-in-cheek protection: SCOTUS makes it harder to hold our protectors accountable. Thanks for that. [Bloomberg Law] * Though vague, over 200 CEOs

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Court again rejects extension of Bivens suits against federal officials

Continuing an unbroken decades-long run, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to extend the right to sue federal officers for damages under Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents. In an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas, the court held that a Washington st

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California man arrested near Kavanaugh’s home, charged with attempted murder of justice

This article was updated on June 8 at 3:29 p.m. A California man was charged with attempted murder of a Supreme Court justice after he was arrested early Wednesday morning near the Maryland home of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. According to an affidavit filed

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Court allows Arizona to proceed with state’s second execution in less than a month

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to postpone Arizona’s execution of Frank Jarvis Atwood. There were no recorded dissents. Atwood was sentenced to death in 1987 for kidnapping and killing 8-year-old Vicki Lynne Hoskinson, who went missing while ridin

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