on Aug 14, 2015 at 8:55 am
At Balkinization, Marty Lederman notes that the federal government has filed its first brief opposing certiorari in the challenges by non-profit religious groups to the Affordable Care Act’s birth-control mandate. And in The Economist, Steven Mazie discusses two other Affordable Care Act rulings and the prospect that the Court will weigh in. He concludes that it’s “[n]ot likely” but adds that “few expected the court to hear the frivolous semantic complaint known as King v Burwell last year.”
- In the Supreme Court Brief (subscription required), Tony Mauro discusses a new novel, by law professor Kermit Roosevelt, on Supreme Court clerks during World War II.
- Tomorrow night at 6 p.m., C-SPAN Radio will air the next installment in its series on Supreme Court cases and the movies, with Rodney Smolla discussing the 1987 case Hustler Magazine v. Falwell.
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