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On the Record

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Alabama seeks new method of execution

Today is Monday, the 95th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of “My Maryland.” Here are some other news items. — Alabama moves toward new method of execution — nitrogen hypoxia. — Does a severance agreement excuse Elon Musk from buying ...

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New Zealand law deems river more than just a body of water

Welcome to Monday, the 83rd anniversary of the Hollywood premiere of “The Wizard of Oz.” Here are some other news items. — New Zealand river’s personhood status is recognition it is more than standing water. — Arkansas judge gets suspended ...

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Supreme Court sketch artist says his term has ended

Today is Monday, the 32nd anniversary of Roseanne Barr’s infamous rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.” Here are some other news items. — The aptly named Art Lien puts down his Supreme Court sketch pad. — Former U.S. Justice Department ...

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Law banning illegal-immigration encouragement loses free speech challenge

Today is Monday, the 46th anniversary of Nadia Comaneci becoming the first Olympic gymnast to score a perfect 10. Here are some other news items. — U.S. appeals court strikes down as unconstitutional a law against encouraging noncitizens to enter ...

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Snapchat post leads to student’s suspension, First Amendment challenge

Welcome to Monday, the 218th anniversary of Aaron Burr’s slaying of Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Here are some other news items. — U.S. appeals court revives Colorado student’s First Amendment challenge to suspension based on offensive Snapchat post. — ...

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