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The morning read for Friday, April 22

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 Friday morning read: Supreme Court Rules

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In rejecting a prisoner’s post-conviction claim, court plants seeds for narrowing habeas relief

In Brown v. Davenport, the Supreme Court held on Thursday that a federal court cannot grant habeas relief to a convicted state prisoner whose constitutional rights were violated at trial unless that prisoner satisfies both the judicially-created Brecht v.

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In lawsuit against Google involving ISIS recruitment videos, a chance for the court to take up Section 230

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether federal law protects Internet platforms when their algorithms target users and recommend content, in a case alleging that Google aided ISIS’s recruit

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