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- Reps. John Conyers (D-MI) and Donna Edwards (D-MD) introduced a constitutional amendment overruling the Supreme Court’s corporate election buying decision in Citizens United v. FEC.
- Meanwhile, a federal judge in Wisconsin struck down a state law requiring people who contribute money to influence a referendum to disclose the names of any donors backing their effort.
- The Indiana Supreme Court issued an updated opinion clarifying that a previous decision saying that people are not allowed to resist police entering their homes was not intended to restrict Fourth Amendment rights against illegal searches and seizures.
- The group of religious conservative doctors suing to ban federal grants for embryonic stem cell research want another go after losing a first attempt in a conservative federal appeals court.
- Failed Alaska senate candidate Joe Miller, who was last seen claiming that everything violates the Constitution, is now fundraising to keep Rep. Allen West (R-FL) in the Congress.
- Judge Norma Holloway Johnson, the first African-American woman to sit on a DC federal court, died this weekend at the age of 79.