From the start of this week’s oral arguments, Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg drilled former Solicitor General Paul Clement, who was arguing on behalf of the for-profit craft store Hobby Lobby. That’s because they know that if Hobby Lobby wins, women lose.
The Roberts Court turns down one reproductive rights case as it considers taking up a host of others.
Justice David Souter intends to retire at the end of the current court term, NPR reports.
MSNBC previews the Brian Williams interview with Sen. Barack Obama tonight, in which he discusses judicial philosophy. More on this after the final interview appears on Nightly News.
This winter, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a number of cases that could expand or curtail women’s ability to challenge discrimination in the workplace.