by Caroline Cox
Mark Berman, Wesley Lowery and Kimberly Kindy report for The Washington Post on the South Carolina police officer charged with murder for shooting a man during a traffic stop.
In the Journal Sentinel, Patrick Marley writes that judicial elections in Wisconsin are becoming more political as voters approve a new Chief Justice selection amendment.
At Hamilton and Griffin on Rights, Janai Nelson writes that the Supreme Court’s decision in the Alabama redistricting cases “preserved an important nuance of Section 5 that will enable the [Voting Rights Act] to operate effectively.”
Grace Garces Bordallo reports for the Associated Press that Guam has rejected a lesbian couple’s marriage license application.
In The New York Times, Adam Liptak discusses two amicus briefs in the Supreme Court same-sex marriage case that provide perspectives from abroad.
At Salon, Jenny Kutner writes that a new anti-abortion law in North Carolina could dramatically reduce the availability of competent abortion providers in the state.
Jason A. Schwartz argues at The Hill that the ability of the EPA to carry out life-saving regulation “may hinge on whether the Supreme Court Justices understand that fractions can’t be calculated without knowing the denominator.”