Good morning and welcome to Supreme Court Brief! The justices’ “long conference” is just a week away—Sept. 28—and marks the unofficial end of summer for court watchers. Constitution Day was just four days ago and to celebrate that occasion, the National Constitution Center revealed the results of its virtual constitutional convention during which three ideologically different teams of law professors met and proposed amendments. We have the details of their surprising consensus. We also take a look at a petition involving the recusal standard for judges. And scroll down for a Mississippi judge’s “blistering” dissent in a voting rights case that could trigger SCOTUS’ interest.

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Amending the Constitution