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

Deportation, First Amendment, abortion round out roundup

(iStock/aluxum)

(iStock/aluxum)

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).