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Monday round-up

In the Los Angeles Times, David Savage previews McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, in which the Court will consider the constitutionality of aggregate limits on campaign contributions, and suggests that, “[i]n what may be Act 2 in the decline and fall of campaign funding laws, the Supreme Court appears poised to lift the lid on the total amount the wealthy can give directly to all candidates and political parties.”

At Jost on Justice, Kenneth Jost discusses the two challenges to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate in which cert. petitions were filed last week (Lyle covered those filings for this blog).  He contends that, although the government has “strong legal arguments, . . . they may not be enough for the five Roberts Court justices who have already shown themselves to be deeply skeptical of the Affordable Care Act’s major premises.”

At ISCOTUSnow, Carolyn Shapiro discusses the debate over the Roberts Court’s attitude toward business and highlights several of the important business cases in the upcoming Term.

Recommended Citation: Amy Howe, Monday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Sep. 23, 2013, 7:57 AM),