"Justiceline: June 18, 2012"
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- Justice Ginsburg warns that several opinions are coming that will reveal “sharp disagreement” among the justices.
- Meanwhile, the Court could reveal as soon as today what it plans to do with a Montana case that would allow the conservative justices to fix the error they made in Citizens United.
- Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) predicts little bipartisan cooperation on efforts to mitigate the damage Citizens United did to our democracy.
- A Canadian court declared a law prohibiting physician assisted suicide unconstitutional, although with some major caveats.
- The Virginia GOP will use a convention, rather than a primary, to pick its statewide candidates next year — a process that historically has enabled hardline conservatives to dominate the nominations.