Sunday, July 1, 2012
"Limits On Spending Power Seen As Health Ruling's Legacy": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 10:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"US judge temporarily blocks Miss. abortion law": The Associated Press has this report.
Update: Monday's edition of The New York Times will contain an article headlined "Mississippi Law Aimed at Abortion Clinic Is Blocked."
"Is the Health Care Law's 'Mandate' Really a Tax?" Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner has this post today at "The Becker-Posner Blog."
Posted at 08:10 PM by Howard Bashman
"An Abbey's Run-In With Law On Who Can Sell Caskets": This evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered" contained this audio segment.
Posted at 07:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Court's Top Blogger: Howard Kurtz talks to SCOTUSblog founder Tom Goldstein about his blog's big week." This video segment appeared on today's broadcast of CNN's "Reliable Sources."
Posted at 07:46 PM by Howard Bashman
"Roberts switched views to uphold health care law": Jan Crawford of CBS News has this very interesting report.
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Source: Roberts Switched Sides." National Review Online's "The Corner" blog has a post that begins, "On Face the Nation this morning, CBS legal correspondent and Supreme Court watcher Jan Crawford seems to have confirmed the theory that Chief Justice John Roberts originally voted to strike down the individual mandate before switching his vote, and that a sustained effort was made by the dissenters to win him back, to no avail."
Update: "NewsBusters" has a post titled "CBS News: Roberts Was Going to Overturn ObamaCare But Changed His Mind" that provides access to the pertinent video and transcript from today's broadcast of the CBS News program "Face the Nation."
"Welcome to the Roberts Court: How the Chief Justice Used Obamacare to Reveal His True Identity." Law professor Jeffrey Rosen has this blog post online at The New Republic.
Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Review: The Tyranny of the Majority." Andrew Cohen has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 10:33 AM by Howard Bashman
"Five Years After the Cheshire Home Invasion, A Killer Answers Questions": Alaine Griffin has this article today in The Hartford Courant.
Posted at 10:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"High-court ruling could help municipalities like Altoona": William Kibler has this lengthy front page article, in which I am mentioned, in today's edition of The Altoona Mirror.
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman