by Caroline Cox
Nina Totenberg reports for NPR that the Supreme Court has ordered a federal appeals court to take another look at the University of Notre Dame’s case against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.
In The Washington Post, E.J. Dionne Jr. reflects on the legacy of Selma, and calls on the government to “honor Selma by restoring an effective Voting Rights Act.”
Geoffrey R. Stone argues in the Huffington Post that the University of Oklahoma cannot constitutionally expel students for their racist rants on a fraternity bus.
Conor Friedersdorf of The Atlantic discusses how, in light of recent problems with lethal injection, Utah may begin using firing squads to kill death-row inmates.
In The New York Times, Adam Liptak writes that the Supreme Court may review an Alabama law that allows judges to override a jury’s sentencing recommendation in death penalty cases.