THE STORY SO FAR
Posted by Susan Shivers at 7/26/2012
Opinions on Roberts's Ruling
"History may someday settle on one of the competing and contradictory narratives
now running rampant within the virtual Beltway to explain the decision by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. to save the Affordable Care Act
." Since that day seems far off, here
is a quick summary are the emerging story lines by Linda Greenhouse of the New York Times.
Greenhouse provides links to editorials expressing the various viewpoints. USE THEM!
: Linda Greenhouse, the winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize, writes on alternate Thursdays about the Supreme Court and the law. She reported on the Supreme Court for The New York Times from 1978 to 2008. She teaches at Yale Law School and is the author most recently of the book “The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction,” as well as a biography of Justice Harry A. Blackmun, “Becoming Justice Blackmun.” She is also the co-author, with Reva B. Siegel, of “Before Roe v. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court’s Ruling.”