"Why Do Federal Judges Retire? More Income Is Top Answer."
Debra Cassens Weiss has this post
today at ABA Journal's "Law News Now" blog.
And online at SSRN, you can access a related paper titled "Leaving the Bench, 1970-2009: The Choices Federal Judges Make, What Influences Those Choices, and Their Consequences."
"Mentally Retarded and on Death Row": This editorial
appeared yesterday in The New York Times.
"Obama embraces health care law after court ruling":
The Associated Press has this report
"Sandra Day O'Connor defends Roberts on health care ruling":
CBS News has this report
And The Huffington Post has a report headlined "Sandra Day O'Connor Says Public Disapproval Of Roberts Court 'A Great Disappointment.'"
Update: In other coverage, Politico.com has blog posts titled "Sandra Day O'Connor not surprised by Roberts's health care vote" and "Sandra Day O'Connor: Bush-Gore decision may have sparked declining approval of SCOTUS."
"Justice Ginsburg Talks About Arias, the Law and the Most Famous Plea Bargain in Opera":
Stephanie Francis Ward has this post
(featuring video of an interview with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg) today at ABA Journal's "Law News Now" blog.
And yesterday, ABA Now had a report headlined "Lawyers Enjoy a Morning at the Opera With Justice Ginsburg and Solicitor General Verrilli."
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: The arithmetic of gay marriage."
Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report