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Sunday, June 24, 2018

“Seven Ways Alabama Has Made It Harder to Vote: Five years ago, the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the landmark Voting Rights Act; Since then, Alabama has enacted a slew of restrictive voting laws and policies.” Maggie Astor will have this article in Monday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 11:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Border Patrol Agents Must Be Held Accountable: The Supreme Court’s ruling in Ziglar v. Abbasi, though, makes it very difficult for individuals to get justice when their constitutional rights are violated.” Law professor Steve Vladeck has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Worrisome Future of Policing Technology”: Online at The New York Times, law professor Barry Friedman has an essay that begins, “The Supreme Court decided on Friday that before the government can get your cellphone location records — well, at least more than six days’ worth of them — it must have probable cause to think you did something wrong, and a warrant.”

Posted at 9:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Power Grab of Sorts, Buried in a Supreme Court Decision; Kennedy calls for overturning a precedent that allows agencies to interpret laws, instead of judges”: Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.

Posted at 8:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court has six significant cases remaining — and one big question about its future”: Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report.

Posted at 8:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“GOP Senator Threatens to Block Trump’s Judicial Nominees Over Trade Policies; Jeff Flake, one of the president’s sharpest Republican critics, says a number of his colleagues oppose tariffs and demand votes”: Del Quentin Wilber of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 8:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“On Gerrymandering, Court Needs Constitutional Resolve”: Kenneth Jost has this post at his blog, “Jost on Justice.”

Posted at 12:02 PM by Howard Bashman