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- The Washington Supreme Court beat back an effort by energy industry groups to declare an anti-pollution tax unconstitutional.
- Meanwhile, a court in Honduras struck down an effort to literally privatize entire cities.
- A Chicago judge tossed out several convictions of Occupy protesters, noting that the city selectively applied its curfew laws.
- Brian Palmer notes that it wasn’t always considered unacceptable to criticize the Constitution, although the conservative movement’s present tactic of simply pretending the Constitution says what you want it to say began fairly early in the history of the republic.
- And, finally, President Obama would totally wail on Chief Justice Roberts in a steel cage match.