Friday, March 23, 2012
In commentary available online from The Washington Post: Columnist George F. Will has an essay entitled "Obamacare's contract problem."
Walter Dellinger has an essay entitled "Five myths about the health-care law."
And Jeffrey Rosen has an essay entitled "What's going to happen during 3 days of arguments on health care?"
Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post is reporting: He has articles headlined "Health Care Reform At Supreme Court: Line Begins Three Days Early" and "Health Care Reform At Supreme Court: Line-Standers Show The Professional Way To Wait."
Posted at 11:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gay Marriage Effort Attracts a Novel Group of Donors": This article will appear Saturday in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Legal Wunderkind Challenging The Health Law": Nina Totenberg had this audio segment on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered."
"5th Circuit thwarts Texas foster care class action": Terry Baynes of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 04:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"How interested are Americans in Supreme Court oral arguments on health care law? New C-SPAN poll." C-SPAN has posted the results of its most recent survey at this link.
Posted at 03:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Court Backs Discipline of 5th Grader in Crayon-Drawn 'Threat'": Mark Walsh has this post at the "School Law" blog of Education Week.
"John Payton, president of NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Dead at 65": Tony Mauro has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
"Chief Judge Pays Tribute to Departed Colleagues": The Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has posted online this news release.
Posted at 02:19 PM by Howard Bashman
"Preview: Obama healthcare law faces Supreme Court hearing." James Vicini of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Health-care changes may not all disappear even if justices overturn the law": The Washington Post contains this article today.
Michael Doyle and David Lightman of McClatchy Newspapers have an article headlined "Supreme Court health law rulings could have big impact."
Politico.com reports that "Justice Department bets big on mandate."
Bloomberg News reports that "Bankruptcies Hit People Challenging Health Law's Insurance Rule."
Joan Biskupic of Reuters has an article headlined "Analysis: Why Supreme Court may uphold healthcare law."
Cokie Roberts of ABC News has a blog post titled "Health Care and Other Long Supreme Court Arguments That Made History."
At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument preview: Health care, Part IV -- The Medicaid expansion."
Today's edition of The Wall Street Journal contains an editorial entitled "Liberty and ObamaCare: The Affordable Care Act claims federal power is unlimited; Now the High Court must decide."
"Drug Dosage Was Approved Despite Warning": This article appears today in The New York Times.
And The Los Angeles Times reports today that "Alzheimer's drug sharply criticized by medical experts; Aricept 23 mg, found to be ineffective and cause stomach upset, was devised to serve commercial aims and was approved despite a poor showing in company-sponsored tests, two medical investigators say."
Yesterday, BMJ published an article titled "How the FDA forgot the evidence: the case of donepezil 23 mg."
"Judging the justices over conflicts of interest": Arlen Specter has this essay online at The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman
"A Broader Right to Counsel": The New York Times contains this editorial today.
Posted at 08:05 AM by Howard Bashman
"N.J. Senate committee rejects Gov. Christie's Supreme Court nominee Phillip Kwon": This article appears today in The Newark Star-Ledger. In addition, columnist Tom Moran has an essay entitled "In a war of wills, Supreme Court nominee Kwon was a casualty."
The New York Times reports today that "Democrats Reject Christie Choice for New Jersey's Top Court."
The Philadelphia Inquirer contains an article headlined "In a blow to Christie, N.J. Senate panel rejects high court nominee."
And The Bergen (N.J.) Record contains an article headlined "N.J. Supreme Court nominee rejected after a day of grilling." In addition, columnist Charles Stile has an essay entitled "In the end, Christie doomed Supreme Court nominee Kwon."