WPR: Rally in Madison about voting rights of the disabled.
Milwaukee resident Martha Chambers said she has been unable to use her arms or legs since she was injured in a horseback riding accident in 1995. She uses a wheelchair she controls with her mouth and is able to write using a mouth stick.
"I can fill out a ballot on my own. However, it is literally impossible for me to pick up a ballot and put it in a mailbox. So, for this new barrier that the Waukesha Circuit Court has put upon us, it is literally impossible for me to vote," Chambers said. "Not only that, but if I do choose to vote the person who put my ballot in the mailbox would become a criminal, and this is totally ridiculous."
Associated Press: Assembly Speaker Vos thinks more guns inside schools is a decent option.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos told The Associated Press that finding ways to better protect schools, including with additional police, armed security guards and armed teachers, “should be on the table.” . . .
Democratic state Rep. Deb Andraca, of Whitefish Bay, tweeted her opposition to the idea.
“I am a licensed teacher and a gun owner with my concealed carry permit,” she said. “This is a terrible idea.”
Reuters: Federal judge calls for Supreme Court ethics code.
Senior U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton told attendees of a conference in Chicago focused on threats to the independence of the courts that it was "unimaginable that we have a segment of our federal judiciary that's not subject to an ethics code."
Salon: Five recent radical U.S. Supreme Court opinions that are not about abortion.
CNN: Republicans reject domestic terrorism bill in Senate.
Reuters: University of California Hastings Law School to change name by midsummer.
Hastings dean David Faigman on Wednesday updated the law school on the name change, authorized in November by its board of directors after a years-long debate over the legacy of namesake Serranus Hastings. Hastings was a California Supreme Court Justice who founded the law school in 1878 and who also orchestrated killings of Native Americans in order to remove them from ranch land he purchased in Northern California.
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