WQOW: Former Eau Claire County district attorney Gary King responds to claims in disciplinary proceeding.
The Hill: Mitch McConnell thinks court staff don't merit security.
(Senate Minority Leader Mitch) McConnell said he had informed House leaders Monday that if they pass a different version of the bill that provides bodyguards for Supreme Court justices and their clerks, it won’t make it to President Biden’s desk. ...
“The security issue is related to Supreme Court justices, not nameless staff that no one knows,” he added.
The New York Times: U.S. Supreme Court holds that federal law does not require bond hearings for detained immigrants.
The ruling will affect thousands of immigrants detained for many months while their cases are decided by immigration courts facing long backlogs.
Seven justices joined Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s majority opinion, which was tightly focused on the words of the relevant statute. Justice Stephen G. Breyer issued a partial dissent.
The court did not consider what the Constitution has to say about the extended detentions of immigrants, leaving that question for another day.
Slate: Discussing William Barr's deposition testimony at the Jan. 6 hearings.
Slate: Lower court judges successfully defy the U.S. Supreme Court without consequence.
There are favored and disfavored constitutional rights at this Supreme Court. Litigants claiming persecution on the basis of their Christian faith get special treatment while those languishing in prison after receiving unconstitutional trials get nothing.
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