- Tracy Thorne-Begland, the Richmond prosecutor who was denied a seat on Virginia’s lowest court because he is gay, could be temporarily appointed to the same seat anti-gay lawmakers denied him.
- Meanwhile, a Virginia inspector general finds that the state is too slow to release behavioral health patients when they are ready for discharge, in possible violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- The Supreme Court will decide on Thursday whether to take up the case of a pregnant woman who was tasered three times by police after she was pulled over for speeding.
- A North Carolina federal judge struck down that state’s plan to ensure that judicial candidates are not overwhelmed by campaign donations or outside money spent on their opponents.
- Two senators are very upset that the Ninth Circuit will hold a conference in Hawai’i this year. Hawai’i is part of the Ninth Circuit.
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