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The morning read for Monday, Jan. 3

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 Monday morning read: Chief Justice John

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Morning Docket: 12.31.21 – The Finale

* Lifestyles of the Rich and the Armed — they've got mansions and you ought not rob them. [Daily Caller] * Colorado Governor pardons a grip of folks convicted of weed possession. We should have legalized and decrim'd blunts years ago, but a start is a sta

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Roberts to Congress on court reforms: We’re on it

Chief Justice John Roberts began his 2021 year-end report, as he so often does, with an anecdote from history to set the stage. But by the end of the first page, the message of Roberts’ report, which he released as usual on the final day... The post Rober

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The lives they lived and the court they shaped: Remembering those we lost in 2021

The first Black woman to clerk on the Supreme Court. Two trailblazing civil-rights litigators. The unofficial barber of the justices. The woman who argued Roe v. Wade just a few years out of law school. These were among the lives lost in 2021. As we... Th

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