Weekly Roundup – February 20, 2015

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Justice Ginsburg discussed her Court tenure, women’s rights, racism, and a dysfunctional Congress in an interview with MSNBC.

ISCOTUS director Chris Schmidt considers Justice Ginsburg’s celebrity turn, arguing that, while she is to be commended for engaging the public, she could be doing more.

In the LA Times, Michael Hiltzik opines that King v. Burwell—the impending Obamacare case—should never have been filed.

A look at the fraught history of housing discrimination in America, as the Court deliberates on an opinion in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project.

After Abigail Fisher, petitioner in 2013’s Fisher v. Texas, filed a new Supreme Court appeal last week, Linda Greenhouse in The New York Times considers whether the Court will again consider affirmative action.

On Wednesday, Mississippi asked the Supreme Court to review a lower court ruling which blocks a state abortion law.

How has President Obama fared against the court system, including the Supreme Court? Find out here.

Former Justice John Paul Stevens’s letter to the editor was published in The New York Times.

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