Atlanta Slugfest/Hugfest: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit was the latest stop on the road to the Supreme Court for the Obama health care reform law. By one account the panel was skeptical of the individual mandate provision. But Neal Katyal and Paul Clement, the acting and former solicitors general who argued opposite sides of the case, were friendly, greeting each other with hugs, according to a Bloomberg report.
Camera Experiment: A committee of the Judicial Conference announced the rules for the upcoming pilot project testing broadcast access in 14 federal district courts around the country. We have details here.
Weinergate: With reports circulating that the wife of Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) is pregnant, pressure is increasing on him to resign because of the appalling judgment he showed in sending lewd messages and images to Facebook friends and Twitter followers. Donald Trump has weighed in, telling Fox News that Weiner is "very disturbed" and may have a "death wish."
Leak Prosecution: The case against accused National Security Agency leaker Thomas Drake may be weakened by the prosecution's annnouncement that it will withhold certain documents it had planned to use at trial. The Washington Post has the story.