Thursday, March 29, 2012
"How To Defend Obamacare: Solicitor General Donald Verrilli was grilled by the Supreme Court's conservatives; Here is what he should have said." Law professor Akhil Reed Amar has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
And Reuters Breakingviews columnist Reynolds Holding has a blog post entitled "Obama backs healthcare defender -- until he doesn't."
"GOP ad plays with audio from Supreme Court hearing": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:40 PM by Howard Bashman
Bloomberg News is reporting: Greg Stohr and Seth Stern have an article headlined "Secret Vote Opens Health Law Review Shaping Court Legacy."
And Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Greg Stohr have an article headlined "Republicans Tampered With Court Audio in Obama Attack Ad."
"Analysis: Chief Justice Roberts may cast deciding healthcare vote." Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report.
In addition, Reuters has an article headlined "Analysis: Obama could see silver lining if healthcare law rejected."
"Justice was blind to some facts in Idaho wetlands case": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report.
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Amid Signs of Continued Slowdown, Senate Panel Approves Three Judicial Nominees": Todd Ruger has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 03:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"When Stealing Isn't Stealing": Law professor Stuart P. Green has this op-ed today in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman
"Academic Built Case for Mandate in Health Care Law": This article appears today in The New York Times, along with an article headlined "Parties Brace for Fallout in Court's Ruling on Health Care."
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that "Court takes health care case behind closed doors." And The AP also has a report headlined "3 days of hearings over, 2 justices may be key,"
"The Supreme Court Issues a 5-4 Decision on Where to Order Lunch": Eric Hague has this item online at McSweeney's.
And The Onion, meanwhile, reports that "Scalia Unable To Name All 9 Supreme Court Justices." The Onion also has a newsbrief on the ACA arguments whose headline I won't reproduce here because it contains the f-word.