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http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/27/us/27scotus.html?_r=1&ref=politics

"The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier for the police and prosecutors to question suspects, lifting some restrictions on when defendants can be interrogated without their lawyers present," David Stout reports for the New York Times.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/26/AR2009052601097.html?hpid=moreheadlines

The Obama administration had asked the court to overturn Michigan v. Jackson, disappointing civil rights and civil liberties groups that expected President Barack Obama to reverse the policies of his Republican predecessor, George W. Bush," the AP notes.

http://rawstory.com/blog/2009/05/justice-stevens-reads-police-interrogation-dissent-aloud-from-the-bench/

A decision by the Supreme Court on Tuesday easing rules on police interrogations led the oldest member on the bench to read his dissent aloud in front of the court, the first time that's happened this term.

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