"Justiceline: June 27, 2012"
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- Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) will have to defend his unlawful voter purge in federal court today, as federal Judge Robert Hinkle will hold a hearing on whether to temporarily restrain the purge. Hinkle is a Clinton appointee.
- The “show me your papers” provision of Arizona’s SB 1070 case that was weakened but not eliminated by the Supreme Court on Monday will not go into effect until at least July 20.
- Meanwhile, civil rights groups gear up to bring a separate challengse to show me your papers on racial profiling and other grounds.
- The conservative U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s (R) global warming denialism.
- Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe predicts his former student, Chief Justice John Roberts, will not cast aside the Constitution and strike down any part of the Affordable Care Act.