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- Mississippi voters will decide tomorrow whether to disenfranchise thousands of young, poor and minority voters. In 2011.
- For the second term in a row, the Supreme Court will consider allegations of prosecutorial misconduct by New Orleans prosecutors.
- The Justices will also decide whether two defendants who received egregiously bad advice from their attorneys that led them to reject a plea deal can claim ineffective assistance of counsel and accept the once-offered deal.
- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) faces a lawsuit over his decision to unilaterally cut $170 million from the state’s budget.
- And, finally, the Washington Supreme Court reaches a ground breaking decision on the all important question of whether you can honk your horn. (spoiler alert: you can).