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The morning read for Friday, June 24

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: Confidence in U.S. Supre

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A ruling that curtails the All Writs Act in habeas proceedings will be felt by state prisoners and federal courts

The Supreme Court in Shoop v. Twyford continued its sustained assault on efforts by prisoners to challenge their state-court convictions and sentences in federal court. In Tuesday’s 5-4 decision, the justices limited the ability of federal courts to use t

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Supreme Court overturns constitutional right to abortion

This article was updated on June 24 at 3:11 p.m. The Supreme Court on Friday eliminated the constitutional right to obtain an abortion, casting aside 49 years of precedent that began with Roe v. Wade. The decision by Justice Samuel Alito wi

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Demonstrators converge outside Supreme Court after Dobbs decision

Activists on both sides of the abortion debate gathered outside the Supreme Court on Friday after the court issued its decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Amid an extensive police presence, protests remained largely peaceful as opponents of abortion rights

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