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- The full United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit will consider whether a law targeting Westboro Baptist-style funeral protests survives scrutiny under the First Amendment.
- The state of Utah hasn’t had a full complement of federal judges for more than two years.
- Several states and localities are experimenting with laws targeting deceptive “crisis pregnancy centers,” which lure women with promises of reproductive services when their actual purpose is to prevent the women from having an abortion.
- Justice Breyer’s wife sells her Nestle stock to allow her husband to sit on a case involving a company owned by Nestle.
- The University of Texas fights to keep the Supreme Court from taking a case that its conservative members will likely use to ban affirmative action in public university admissions.
- And, finally, the cookbook honoring Justice Ginsburg’s late husband Martin looks fantastic. Rep. Ron Paul’s cookbook, not so much.