SCOTUS: The Supreme Court upheld the power of the states to give preferential tax treatment to residents who hold bonds. (Legal Times)
The court also upheld a federal law that punishes people who seek or distribute child pornography. (The Washington Post)
Harsh: A New York state judge let stand a school superintendent’s decision to suspend a student for giving a teacher “noogies.” (New York Law Journal via Law.com)
Prop It Up: The Senate yesterday edged Congress closer toward legislation that would greatly increase the federal government's role in lifting up the housing market. (The Wall Street Journal)
Free to Go: Just one in five detainees in U.S. custody in Iraq are members of the main extremist groups fighting U.S. and Iraqi forces, and many of the rest can be reintegrated, the military says. (USA Today)
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