Just in: Bloomberg Law’s excellent, wide-ranging interview with NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg. We used Lee Pacchia’s first question as the title of this blog post; the topic at hand? Obviously last month’s coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obama health care decision…
Pacchia’s 14-minute interview with Totenberg touches upon a range of SCOTUS-related issues, including news stories/leaks to do with Chief Justice Roberts. From Bloomberg (bold ours):
“Media reports about Chief Justice John Roberts changing his mind while
deliberating about the Obama health care cases are unprecedented because
they’ve come so quickly after the decision was issued, [Totenberg] says.
Sources for the stories could be a justice, one of the law clerks or
even a spouse of a justice, she speculates…”
Link to the video:
- Nina Totenberg: SCOTUS Secrets, Leaks & Pizza with Scalia – Bloomberg Law.
Regarding media coverage of the SCOTUS Obamacare decision, you might also be interested in:
- We’re getting wildly differing assessments – Tom Goldstein, SCOTUSblog