Supreme Court Rules on Texas License Plates, Executing the Mentally Ill and More

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The highly anticipated Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage and Obamacare were not announced today, but the court did hand down a spate of other decisions. The state of Texas will not have to issue license plates with the Confederate battle flag; a man who didn’t know he was selling illegal drugs will not go to jail; and a ruling may affect whether mentally disabled felons can be executed. We get an explainer.


Dahlia Lithwick - Legal Affairs correspondent for Slate - @dahlialithwick

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