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The morning read for Friday, Aug. 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 Friday morning read: What Is the Supreme Cour

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Amid Voting Rights Act challenge, court keeps election for Georgia utility regulators on hold for now

The Supreme Court on Friday reinstated a federal trial court’s order that barred officials in Georgia from using “at large” elections for the state’s Public Service Commission. The trial court ruled this summer that the at-large elections violate federal

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders return to the court after Collins

The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. Under the Fifth Amendment, “private property” cannot be “taken for public use” by the

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