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  • ShareOn Thursday, a divided Supreme Court held that prisoners making Eighth Amendment challenges to a state’s execution method can proceed under 42 U.S.C. § 1983; they are not forced into federal habeas litigation that is procedurally doomed. Nance v. Ward was a 5-4 decision, with an opinion authored by Justice Elena Kagan and joined by […]
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  • ShareThe Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that two Republican legislators in North Carolina can join a lawsuit to defend the constitutionality of the state’s voter-identification law. Two lower courts had rejected the legislators’ request, reasoning that the state’s Democratic attorney general and the board of elections were already defending the law, but the justices reversed […]
  • ShareThis article was updated on June 23 at 12:03 p.m. The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a New York handgun-licensing law that required New Yorkers who want to carry a handgun in public to show a special need to defend themselves. The 6-3 ruling, written by Justice Clarence Thomas, is the court’s first significant […]
  • ShareThe Relist Watch column examines cert petitions that the Supreme Court has “relisted” for its upcoming conference. A short explanation of relists is available here. This week’s conference represents the Supreme Court’s last currently scheduled conference. But if the past is any guide, the relist fun won’t end quite yet. Every June, before the justices […]
  • ShareOn Thursday, June 23, we will be live blogging as the court releases opinions in one or more argued cases from the current term. Click here for a list of FAQs about opinion announcements. The post Announcement of opinions for Thursday, June 23 appeared first on SCOTUSblog. Source:
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