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The morning read for Monday, November 27

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. The justices will hear oral argument in Brown v. United States today. Here’s the Monday morning read: Federal Defenders Combin

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Supreme Court to consider multi-pronged constitutional attack on SEC

The argument on Wednesday in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jarkesy will present a remarkable spectacle of three entirely distinct constitutional challenges to wholly disparate attributes of the SEC. Ordinarily, the ability of the justices to contr

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Double jeopardy claim after inconsistent acquittal comes before the court

Tuesday’s argument in McElrath v. Georgia will take the justices back to law-school basics – the case could be a question on a law-school examination in criminal law. The facts are simple. Damian McElrath was prosecuted for several crimes after he stabbed

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Court turns down request for relief in Arizona leadership’s voting law dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday afternoon denied a request from the leaders of the Arizona legislature to put on hold an order that would require them to be deposed about the legislature’s enactment of voting laws that make it more difficult to register to vo

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