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'FAR-REACHING' SCHOOL SEGREGATION LAWSUIT BEGINS

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On Friday, a Superior Court judge ruled that a lawsuit against the state alleging widespread segregation in public schools may proceed. State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal requested a long discovery period so it may gather data to defend its side of the case; the judge approved. But she didn't force the plaintiffs to name any school districts as defendants. (WHYY / NJ Spotlight)

VACCINATION BILL IS IN TROUBLE IN TRENTON AGAIN

The legislation that's drawn anti-vax protestors to Trenton is now on more uncertain footing. Late last week, Democratic leaders said they had the votes to pass the bill, which would remove a stipulation that allows parents to not vaccinate their children if they claim it's for a religious reason. "It’s still a little uncertain," Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg said last night. (NJ.com)

STAKES HIGH: SUPREME COURT TAKES BRIDGEGATE CASE

Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the so-called Bridgegate case. Bridget Kelly, Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff, has been convicted of fraud and conspiracy charges alongside Bill Baroni, who Christie appointed to the Port Authority. The Court will likely make a decision in the spring, and it "could have a far-reaching impact on how public corruption investigations are handled," reporter David Porter writes. (AP / WHYY)

NEW STUDY RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT CAMDEN PROGRAM

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that an acclaimed program for patients run by the Camden Coalition isn't working. The analysis examined the readmission rates of 800 patients with "medically and socially complex conditions" who had been hospitalized. It found the program hasn't made a difference: these patients weren't any less likely to be readmitted to the hospital than patients who received routine care. (NJ Spotlight)

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