Saturday, June 16, 2012
"Washington state provides case study on effects of heath-care reform": Sunday's edition of The Washington Post will contain an article that begins, "If the Supreme Court overturns the health-care reform law's individual mandate -- a decision that could come as soon as Monday -- it won't be totally unknown territory. For Washington state, it would be quite familiar."
And Sunday's edition of The Chicago Tribune will contain an article headlined "AMA wants higher Medicare payments; Doctors' group hones lobbying priorities at annual meeting as it awaits ruling on health care law."
"Sam Ervin IV blasts super PAC supporting opponent Paul Newby": The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina has a blog post that begins, "Democrat Sam Ervin IV called for Democrats to reject ideologue judges beholden to partisan donors as he blasted a super PAC formed to help his state Supreme Court opponent Paul Newby."
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman
"Possible outcomes in pivotal health care law case": The Associated Press has this report.
USA Today has an article headlined "Supreme court ruling won't stop push to control health costs."
CNNMoney reports that "For 20-somethings, health care hangs in the balance."
Today's edition of The Wall Street Journal contains an editorial entitled "GOPCare: The Republican vacuum as the Supreme Court prepares to rule."
"Federal appeals court defends plan to host conference in Maui": Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this update.
"USS Cole case defense lawyers want chief Guantanamo judge removed; The motion was under seal this weekend, but the lawyers argue he has a career motive to keep the case alive, as well as no capital trial experience": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 12:10 PM by Howard Bashman
"Explaining Muppet Theory: Are You An Ernie Or A Bert?" This audio segment featuring Dahlia Lithwick appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Weekend Edition Saturday."
Posted at 08:44 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court's perception gap: High court's judges only have eyes for the Constitution." Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has this essay online at The Washington Times.
Posted at 08:42 AM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Ginsburg suggests 'sharp disagreement' over hot-button cases": Bill Mears of CNN.com has this report.
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman
"Texas Supreme Court agrees to review libel law": In today's edition of The Austin American-Statesman, Chuck Lindell has an article that begins, "The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to review a libel case that could substantially affect the way news media report on controversies."
Posted at 08:33 AM by Howard Bashman