"Romney or Obama and the Supreme Court: Does it even matter? A Romney presidency isn't an automatic judicial disaster; Not if Democrats get principled and oppose his nominees."
David Sirota has this essay
"Arizona 20-week abortion ban faces court test":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "A federal appeals court is poised to consider Arizona's earliest-in the-nation ban of most abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy amid debate over both its legality and its practical impact on women if allowed to take effect."
"Obama appeals to set rules for Guantanamo lawyers":
At Politico.com, Josh Gerstein has a blog post
that begins, "The Obama Administration filed a series of appeals Friday night, seeking to overturn a federal judge's order that blocked the military from unilaterally establishing rules for lawyers who represent prisoners at Guantanamo Bay."
"Injustice: Did William Rehnquist's practical jokes and bonhomie disguise a vicious, racist ideologue?"
Online at Slate, Dahlia Lithwick has this review
of the book "The Partisan:The Life of William Rehnquist
," by John A. Jenkins.