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Morning Docket: 06.16.22 – Above the LawAbove the Law


Joe Biden

Joe Biden (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty)

* Biden signed an executive order that, among other things, limits the use of federal funding for conversion therapy. Woop Woop! [The Guardian]

* A vocal majority: Most New Yorkers would like fewer guns on the streets. [NY Post]

* By the way, SCOTUS ruled that border agents can make warrantless arrests in most major American cities. No biggie. [Fox]

* You know, there’s probably a joke to be made about not paying people on the federal holiday meant to commemorate the end of slavery. [AP]


Chris Williams became a social media manager and assistant editor for Above the Law in June 2021. Prior to joining the staff, he moonlighted as a minor Memelord™ in the Facebook group Law School Memes for Edgy T14s.  He endured Missouri long enough to graduate from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. He is a former boatbuilder who cannot swim, a published author on critical race theory, philosophy, and humor, and has a love for cycling that occasionally annoys his peers. You can reach him by email at [email protected] and by tweet at @WritesForRent.





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