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Busy Monday at the SCOTUS

We’re still awaiting decisions in the most talked-about cases of the Supreme Court’s term — those dealing with affirmative action policies, §5 of the Voting Rights Act and same-sex marriage — but the justices were busy at work yesterday handing down a host of other major rulings.

Among the court’s actions Monday: striking down an Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote in federal elections, a ruling limiting Miranda’s reach before a witness is arrested, and a decision that certain facts that could boost a mandatory minimum sentence must be found by a jury, not a judge.

Check out our DC news page for all the latest activity from the Court.

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