by Caroline Cox
Mark Berman reports for The Washington Post that a Texas county has issued the state’s first marriage license to a same-sex couple. The Texas Supreme Court has issued a stay to halt other such marriages, and the Texas attorney general is arguing that the same-sex couple’s marriage is void, reports the Associated Press.
Also in The Washington Post, George Sargent writes that a Supreme Court decision against the Affordable Care Act could cost the United States billions of dollars.
At Talking Points Memo, Sahil Kapur examines the strategy of Affordable Care Act defenders to persuade Chief Justice John Roberts in King v. Burwell.
Joel Cohen considers in Slate how to reform grand juries in the wake of the controversial Ferguson grand jury and public distrust of the grand jury system.
At the blog for the Brennan Center for Justice, Michael Li discusses two Texas redistricting cases working their way through the courts.
Gail Collins writes for The New York Times about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s growing popularity and refusal to retire.