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‘Poor Joshua,’ whose plight drew famous Supreme Court dissent, dies

Deportation, First Amendment, abortion round out roundup



Welcome to Monday, the 63rd anniversary of the first time Lucy Van Pelt “held” a football for Charlie Brown.

Here are some news items to kick off your week.

— “Poor Joshua,” whom many believe deserved better from the Supreme Court, dies at 36. (H/T Jost on Justice).

— Virginia judges must warn defendants of potential for deportation by pleading guilty.

— A decision is pending in First Amendment challenge to Christian cross on Los Angeles County seal.

— Garrett Epps, University of Baltimore law professor and Supreme Court guru, examines the justices’ abortion jurisprudence. (H/T Jost on Justice, again).