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The morning read for Monday, May 15

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Monday morning read: Memos show how Supreme Court justices scramble at the end of the session (Joan Biskupic, CNN) Supre

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Justices take up challenge to purported racial gerrymander in South Carolina’s congressional map

The court will hear oral argument next term in a challenge to the congressional redistricting plan that South Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature enacted in the wake of the 2020 census. The justices added Alexander v. South Carolina Conference of

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Justices reject claim of immunity in Puerto Rico public records dispute

Thursday’s decision in Financial Oversight & Management Board for Puerto Rico v. Centro de Periodismo Investigativo took the straight and narrow approach to resolving the case. Ignoring the threshold questions on which the court had not granted review

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