Environmentalists Shut Out: The Supreme Court ends its term today, but its environmental docket was completed last week, and environmental groups went 0 for 5, Marcia Coyle reports. One possible explanation: those opposing the environmentalist position hired Supreme Court specialists to make their cases, rather than environmental law experts.
Can Voting Rights Act Act Survive its Victory? The Supreme Court's surprising 8-1 decision last week stepping back from deciding the constitutionality of a key part of the Voting Rights Act contained the seeds of a future challenge that might succeed, a story by Tony Mauro indicates in assessing the aftermath of the landmark case.
Extra Step for Recruits: It may not be what law school grads had in mind, but more law firms are unveiling apprenticeship programs for new recruits, according to this story by Jeff Jeffrey.
Stem Cell Disappointment: The Obama administration's approach to stem cell research is not as different from the Bush policy as many had hoped, says columnist Russell Korobkin in an opinion piece.