With the Court's December sitting having concluded, coverage is light.
At the ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss notes that during Wednesday's oral argument in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting Justice Sotomayor was the only Justice to use the term "undocumented immigrants" rather than"illegal immigrants."
The editorial board of the New York Times discusses Monday's cert. grant in Wal-Mart v. Dukes and, in particular, an additional question that the Court asked the parties to brief: "whether there are legal grounds for recognizing the plaintiffs as a class and allowing them to pursue justice." According to the board, "the answer" to that question "should be yes, resoundingly."
The Columbia Spectator has coverage of the cert. petition in Tuck-it-Away inc. v. New York State Urban Development Corporation, which is up for consideration at today's conference. The case concerns eminent domain and Columbia University's Manhattanville campus.
Recommended Citation: Kali Borkoski, Friday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Dec. 10, 2010, 10:17 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2010/12/110425/