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  1. Blue-Slip Tradition, Democrats’ Best Weapon Against Right-Wing Judges, in PerilThe century-long tradition of requiring approval of judicial nominees by home-state senators could soon be scrapped under pressure from conservatives.
  2. homeward bound
    Texas Attorneys Back Down, Will Allow Syrian Refugees for NowThey are still seeking a legal position that would allow them an injunction.
  3. disruptions
    Yellow Cabs Sue Taxi Commission, Take Uber Fight to Federal CourtFor the “deliberate evisceration” of the taxi industry. 
  4. give me liberty or give me baby’s breath
    Out-of-Control Weeds Aren’t Free Speech, Says Judge“The plaintiff’s claim that the free-speech clause insulates all weeds from public control is ridiculous.”
  5. politics
    The Constitutional Fight to Repeal Health Reform Keeps on KickingA federal judge in Florida sympathizes with the claim that the bill is unconstitutional.