Yesterday lawyers for both sides presented the Court with proposals to divide up the two-and-a-half hours allocated for oral argument in the challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage and the recognition of same-sex marriages from other states.  Lyle Denniston covered the proposals for this blog, with other coverage coming from David Savage of the Los Angeles Times and Ariane de Vogue of CNN.

At the Pacific Legal Foundation’s Liberty Blog, Ethan Blevins responds to, and pushes back against, a “New York Times op-ed written by law professor William Baude [which] suggests that the Obama administration could just ignore the Supreme Court if it decides in King v. Burwell that subsidies don’t apply to insurance coverage from federal exchanges.”


  • A post at the Cato Institute’s Legal Briefs discusses the amicus brief that Cato recently filed in support of the petition in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, in which Abigail Fisher is again asking the Court to review the Fifth Circuit’s ruling upholding the university’s consideration of race in its undergraduate admissions process.

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Recommended Citation: Amy Howe, Wednesday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 18, 2015, 6:45 AM),