Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The expected Milwaukee County eviction surge hasn't happened yet – will it?
NPR: Explaining felony murder, a controversial charge used successfully in the Arbery murder case.
The Washington Post: The U.S. Supreme Court's radicalized six-conservative majority is ready to reshape the nation.
Do not mistake today’s lineup for a 3-3-3 court — three conservatives, three moderates, three liberals. There are three extremely conservative, extremely impatient justices — (Justices) Clarence) Thomas, (Samuel) Alito (Jr.) and (Neil) Gorsuch — who would go to extraordinary lengths to undo some of the most entrenched constitutional doctrine. Thomas, for instance, has called for revisiting New York Times v. Sullivan, the landmark press freedom case that provides a shield against libel suits brought by public officials; in an enterprise later joined by Gorsuch, Thomas termed New York Times and subsequent cases “policy-driven decisions masquerading as constitutional law.” Again joined by Gorsuch, he has questioned Gideon v. Wainwright, which guaranteed a right to appointed counsel for those who cannot afford to hire their own lawyers. He has said the Constitution does not prohibit states from establishing an official religion.
The Hill: Potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee tossed into fray over Trump subpoena related to Jan. 6 events.
“If the courts allow Trump to undermine that investigation, they will have sharply curtailed congressional authority to investigate an effort to thwart one of the most important functions in our constitutional system, and, in that way, they will have effectively put the presidency above and outside the Constitution itself,” said Steven D. Schwinn, a professor at the University of Illinois Chicago Law School.
The Volokh Conspiracy via Reason: Some federal judges change their minds about taking senior status because they don't like who might replace them.
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