"Justiceline: June 7, 2011"
Welcome to Justiceline, ThinkProgress Justice’s morning round-up of the latest legal news and developments. Remember to follow us on Twitter at @TPJustice.
- The Wisconsin Supreme Court appeared to split on party lines yesterday during oral arguments concerning the fate of Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) anti-union law.
- The Supreme Court held that universities who employ scientists do not own the patent to those scientists’ inventions unless the scientist signs away that right.
- The Mississippi Supreme Court will consider whether a “personhood” amendment that attempts to ban abortion and many forms of birth control can remain on the state’s ballot in November.
- Indiana is fighting in federal court to keep its new law defunding Planned Parenthood.
- Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli submitted a redistricting plan to DOJ and a federal court for approval.
- And, finally, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) had a very bad day in court yesterday.