Justiceline: June 17, 2011


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  • Former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) says many of his fellow Democrats are “dancing with the devil” by adopting Republican tactics to raise unlimited campaign funds.
  • The Justices also reached the fairly obvious conclusion that a woman who is imprisoned can challenge her conviction under any constitutional amendment she likes — although they said nothing about whether her claims are likely to win.
  • Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) has joined his fellow Kansan Sen. Pat Roberts (R) in throwing a tantrum because judicial nominee Steve Six refused to conduct anti-Planned Parenthood witch hunts when he was Kansas’ attorney general.