"Employer health mandate upheld":
At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has this post
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
"Reid, McConnell clash harshly over nominations":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "Triggering an unusually personal clash, Democrats threatened Thursday to change Senate rules unilaterally if Republicans block yes-or-no votes on several of President Barack Obama's top-level nominees, including some long in confirmation limbo."
"Full Sixth Circuit grants en banc review in Blewett":
Douglas A. Berman has this post
this evening at his "Sentencing Law and Policy" blog.
"Scalia V. Ginsburg: Supreme Court Sparring, Put To Music." Nina Totenberg
had this audio segment
on yesterday evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered
"The Cost of Compromise":
Linda Greenhouse had this post
last night at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Greetings from Seattle:
Thanks to bad weather approaching the Philadelphia area yesterday evening, my arrival into Seattle last night was delayed until very late. Finally arrived to find what appear to be a great city and a great hotel, so today is already off to a very good start.