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Friday round-up

Coverage of the Court yesterday was dominated by the news that, earlier this month, Justice Breyer was the victim of a break-in at his Georgetown home.  Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports on the story, as do Bill Mears of CNN, the New York Times, Roxanne Roberts and Amy Argetsinger of The Washington Post, James Vicini of Reuters, Fox News, and the ABA Journal.


  • The Blog of the Legal Times reports on the Court’s annual musicale, hosted by Justice Ginsburg.
  • The (UK) Independent discusses the cert. petition in Brooks v. Daman, a challenge to the use of a Taser by police on a pregnant woman.
  • At Balkinization, David Gans summarizes an article by the Constitutional Accountability Center on the Roberts Court and equal protection jurisprudence.
  • At the Bench Memos blog of the National Review Online, Ed Whelan has three blog posts challenging Jeffrey Toobin’s recent story for the New Yorker on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

Recommended Citation: Joshua Matz, Friday round-up, SCOTUSblog (May. 18, 2012, 10:40 AM),