"Justiceline: March 2, 2012"
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- The Eleventh Circuit will put off deciding whether Alabama’s anti-immigrant law is constitutional until after the Supreme Court rules on Arizona’s less-harsh-but-still-quite-unconstitutional SB 1070.
- Texas’s primary is officially moved to May 29 due to the many ongoing legal disputes about the state’s legislative maps.
- Tenther Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R-VA) doubles gubernatorial primary opponent Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling’s (R-VA) support in a recent poll.
- “Personhood” advocates bring their anti-abortion, anti-contraception roadshow to Oklahoma.
- The Supreme Court declares a railroad parts company immune from many state lawsuits ensuring the safety of their products under a 1911 federal railroad law.
- Justices Samuel Alito and Anthony Kennedy are meeting with several European human rights judges to discuss free speech. Hopefully, they will learn about the difference between speech and billionaires buying elections.