"Justiceline: March 16, 2012"
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- The conservative Fifth Circuit held that the Second Amendment was not violated when police seized a gun from a man after he was arrested on drug and firearms charges that were later dropped.
- Meanwhile, shootings of three children are sparking new calls for tighter gun laws in Washington state.
- A federal judge struck down a Utah law banning panhandling.
- The Department of Justice approved Virginia’s newly redrawn congressional districts.
- Meanwhile, the Alaska Supreme Court orders that state’s redistricting commission to try again with its state legislative districts.
- And, finally, the Wall Street Journal explains just how much of a pain it is going to be to get a seat in the Supreme Court room during the Affordable Care Act oral argument.