"The flawed case against Donald Verrilli":
James A. Feldman has this essay
online at The Washington Post.
"The Losing Argument For the Defense of Marriage Act; As he defends the federal gay marriage ban, Solicitor General Paul Clement wants you to forget everything he said last week about the federal health care law":
Andrew Cohen has this essay
online at The Atlantic.
"Leahy Presses DOJ on 'Potentially Misleading' Statement in Immigration Case":
Jess Bravin has this post
at WSJ.com's "Law Blog."
"Advocate in Health Care Cases Predicts His Own Defeat":
Tony Mauro has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
"President Confident Health Law Will Stand":
The New York Times contains this article
The Washington Post reports today that "Obama 'confident' Supreme Court will uphold health care law."
Richard Wolf and David Jackson of USA Today report that "Obama warns against 'judicial activism' on health care law."
Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Would overturning health-care reform be 'judicial activism'? For the Supreme Court to strike down health-care law, including its key individual mandate, smacks of the judicial activism typically denounced by conservatives, President Obama says."
Politico.com reports that "Obama, the left take on Supreme Court."
The Associated Press reports that "Obama confident health care law will be upheld."
Bloomberg News reports that "Obama Says Court Overturning Health-Care Law Would Be 'Activism.'"
Reuters reports that "Obama takes a shot at Supreme Court over healthcare."
Yesterday evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered" contained an audio segment entitled "Obama 'Confident' Health Care Law Will Be Upheld."
At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "President lobbying the Court?"
And The Wall Street Journal contains an editorial entitled "Obama vs. Marbury v. Madison: The President needs a remedial course in judicial review."
"A Prosecutor Makes The Case For Military Trials": This audio segment
appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition
"Ban on racial preferences in California university admissions upheld; A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds an earlier ruling, rejecting the plaintiffs' contention that the ban violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment":
Carol J. Williams has this article
today in The Los Angeles Times.
In today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has an article headlined "Affirmative action: Attempt to lift ban rejected."
Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News reports that "California affirmative action ban challenge rejected."
Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Groundhog Day in court? California ban on affirmative action is upheld. Again. A three-judge panel from the Ninth US Circuit cited a 1997 appeals court decision upholding the affirmative action ban, which led to a sharp decline in minority enrollment at California state universities."
And at the "School Law" blog of Education Week, Mark Walsh has a post titled "Court Upholds California Ban on Race Preferences, Again."
You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
"Justices wade into dispute between Army Corps, Ark. over flooded habitat":
Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report
"Burlington County man loses Supreme Court decision on strip searches": This article
appears today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger reports today that "U.S. Supreme Court rules detainees can be strip-searched without cause."
In today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that "Jail strip searches OKd, even for minor offenses."
From National Public Radio, on yesterday evening's broadcast of "All Things Considered," Nina Totenberg had an audio segment entitled "Supreme Court OKs Strip Searches For Minor Offenses." And on today's broadcast of "Morning Edition," Totenberg had an audio segment entitled "Supreme Court Rules On Strip Search Issue."
"Robert R. Beezer dies at 83; judge on 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; Beezer, who was appointed to the appeals bench in 1984 by President Reagan, was author of landmark decisions on judicial authority and digital media sharing":
Carol J. Williams is the author of this obituary
published in today's edition of The Los Angeles Times.
And the Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has issued a news release headlined "Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Mourns Passing of Judge Robert R. Beezer."