"Justiceline: February 8, 2012"
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- South Carolina’s taxpayers pay Paul Clement $520/hr to file a legal complaint arguing that the state should be allowed to disenfranchise many poor, minority and low-income voters.
- Victorious Prop 8 slayers Ted Olson and David Boies disagree on the scope of their victory in the Ninth Circuit yesterday. Boies believes the decision is very narrow, Olson suggests it is has much more sweeping implications.
- Justice Ginsburg speaks about the role of woman in politics during her trip to Tunisia.
- A Kentucky judge tossed out that state’s new legislative maps.
- The Georgia Supreme Court struck down that state’s law prohibiting the advertisement of assisted suicide services on First Amendment grounds.
- And, finally, New York City agrees to pay $15 million to thousands of people unconstitutionally charged with loitering. Yes, loitering.