Ginsburg Hospitalized Again: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized once again yesterday, The National Law Journal's Tony Mauro reports. According to a Court statement, the justice felt light headed and fatigued after receiving treatment for an iron deficiency. A medical evaluation found she was suffering from low blood pressure, which can result after such treatment. In February, Ginsburg underwent successful surgery to remove an early stage pancreatic cancer.
Sotomayor Gets Personal: Tony Mauro also has a run-down of what appears to be Sonia Sotomayor’s first public interview since joining the high court. Sotomayor talked to C-SPAN for its “Supreme Court Week” documentary series, which will begin airing Oct. 4, and includes interviews with all 11 sitting and retired justices. In the spot, Sotomayor talks about her emotional moments after the president called to confirm that she would be nominated.
Gregory Craig Kicked Off Guantanamo: White House Counsel Gregory Craig has been dropped as the point man for closing Guantanamo Bay, according to The Washington Post. The project has been beset by delays and is unlikely to meet the one year deadline Obama imposed shortly after taking office. Craig had been an advocate of the deadline. He said Thursday that some of his early decisions had been based on “miscalculations.”
Going Nuclear: This morning, President Obama and the leaders of France and Britain are expected to accuse Iran of operating a secret nuclear facility, The New York Times reports. American intelligence apparently has been tracking the plant for years, but Obama decided to go public with the information after Iran became aware of the surveillance. The three world leaders will demand that Iran allow inspectors into the facility.