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The morning read for Friday, Dec. 10

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: The Supreme Court i

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Court leaves Texas’ six-week abortion ban in effect and narrows abortion providers’ challenge

Nearly six weeks after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases challenging a Texas law that bans almost all abortions in the state, the justices on Friday limited – but did not fully eliminate – the ability of abortion providers to continue th

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Two death penalty cases and free speech at animal facilities

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals properly followed the Supreme Court’s orders in a capital defendant’s case claiming ineffective assistance of cou

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Justices agree to take up new cases on arbitration issues and international child custody

The Supreme Court on Friday added three new cases to its docket for the 2021-22 term. After the court’s rulings in a pair of cases challenging a Texas law that bans almost all abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy on Friday morning, the new... The p

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