Wispolitics.com: Milwaukee County Board passes resolution for free or low-cost prison calls.
WTMJ: Wisconsin Supreme Court declines ballot-box case.
Slate: Biden's vow to nominate a Black woman has tokenized any nominee
What would have been the harm in Biden simply nominating a Black woman for the court, without the premature, identity-specific fanfare? What if he hadn’t told everyone, before he’d even picked her—indeed, before he’d even been elected—that she’d only bested other Black women for the role, rather than the entire pool of possible nominees? Wouldn’t she have been better served by the perception that Biden had also considered white men for the slot, and found them wanting in comparison?
Forbes: Calls for an ethics code at the U.S. Supreme Court.
More than two dozen legal ethics scholars asked Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Thursday to impose a code of conduct for the court’s judges, as the conservative-leaning court faces declining public trust and Justices Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas spark new ethics concerns.
Associated Press: Investigation of abuse at federal women's facility in California.
An Associated Press investigation has found a permissive and toxic culture at the Bay Area lockup, enabling years of sexual misconduct by predatory employees and cover-ups that have largely kept the abuse out of the public eye.
Tenth Amendment Center: Bill filed in Hawaii legislature to ban no-knock warrants.
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