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The morning read for Thursday, July 28

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 Thursday morning read: Supreme Court Justice

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Lengthier opinions and shrinking cohesion: Indications for the future of the Supreme Court

When the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to abortion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the justices collectively wrote more than 200 pages of opinions. Justice Samuel Alito’s 35,631-word majority opinion spanned 108 pages (incl

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With no recorded dissents, justices allow execution of Alabama man to proceed

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to postpone the execution of Joe Nathan James, who was scheduled to die in an Alabama prison at 7 p.m. EDT. James was sentenced to death for the 1994 murder of Faith Hall, his former girlfriend. Hall’s family had... T

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