Morning Docket: 06.28.17

* The First Amendment takes another knock: Sarah Palin is suing the New York Times for defamation. [New York Times]

* Prosecutors are taking on the blue wall of silence, charging three police officers in the allegedly coverup in the Laquan McDonald shooting. [Chicago Tribune]

* Nikki Haley may have violated the Hatch Act with an itchy Twitter finger. [NPR]

* Breaking down Donald Trump’s claims about the attorneys working with Mueller on the Russia probe. [Washington Post]

* The Trump administration’s media blackout could have implications for the Supreme Court. [The Hill]

* What were the sharpest dissents this Term? [Law360]

* Alabama was ordered to improve prison conditions for mentally ill inmates. [Jezebel]

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