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Morning Docket: 04.20.22

* Sick flight: airborne passengers remove masks mid flight in response to a Judge overturning federal mask mandates. [Vice] * It’s hip to be kind: Mainers want to extend their Good Samaritan laws. [WMTW] * Not done fighting: Wendy Davis continues the lega

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The morning read for Tuesday, April 19

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 Tuesday morning read: The Supreme Court

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Can you sue the police for Miranda violations? Court will wrestle with rules, rights, and remedies for wrongs.

Miranda v. Arizona is one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions in American criminal procedure. Mirandaanswered the question, “does the Fifth Amendment’s protection against self-incrimination extend to the police interrogation of a suspect?” wit

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Justices wrestle with mootness and intergovernmental immunity in Hanford workers’ comp case

It might not be easy to get to the merits of United States v. Washington. A funny thing happened on the way to oral argument: The state of Washington modified the 2018 workers’ compensation law at the center of the case, raising the prospect that... The p

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