Nina Totenberg http://wvxu.org en The Death Clerk, And Other Details Of Last-Minute Execution Appeals http://wvxu.org/post/death-clerk-and-other-details-last-minute-execution-appeals <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Death+Clerk%2C+And+Other+Details+Of+Last-Minute+Execution+Appeals&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3OTgyNDI4MDEzMTM0MjQzMTZlNDI0Mg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>Arizona's execution is the third botched or problematic execution this year. And it poses lots of legal questions. So we have NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg now to answer them. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 29637 at http://wvxu.org Conflicting Obamacare Rulings Set Stage For Supreme Court Face-Off http://wvxu.org/post/conflicting-obamacare-rulings-set-stage-supreme-court-face <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Conflicting+Obamacare+Rulings+Set+Stage+For+Supreme+Court+Face-Off&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNDY5ODMwMDEyMjg3NjMzMTE1ZjE2MA001)"/></div><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:10:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 29554 at http://wvxu.org Obama's Health Care Law Has A Confusing Day In Court http://wvxu.org/post/obamas-health-care-law-has-confusing-day-court Another wild legal ride for Obamacare on Tuesday: Two U.S. Court of Appeals panels issued conflicting decisions on an issue with the potential to gut the health care overhaul.<p>The two rulings could lead to another U.S. Supreme Court showdown over the controversial law, all because of what one of the law's opponents initially called "a glitch."<p>That glitch has now become a legal spear aimed at the health care exchanges that are the heart of Obamacare. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 29528 at http://wvxu.org Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks http://wvxu.org/post/rare-unanimity-supreme-court-term-plenty-fireworks The nation greets the coming of July each year with fireworks on the National Mall and, days earlier, explosive decisions at the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>While the Mall fireworks dissipate within moments, the court's decisions will have repercussions for decades. Indeed, no sooner was the ink dry on this term's contraception decision than the court's three female justices accused their male colleagues of reneging.<p>"Those who are bound by our decisions usually believe they can take us at our word," wrote Justice Sonia Sotomayor for herself and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:12:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 28874 at http://wvxu.org Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks Supreme Court Deals A Blow To Public Employee Unions http://wvxu.org/post/supreme-court-deals-blow-public-employee-unions Public employee unions suffered a major defeat at the U.S. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 01:09:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 28680 at http://wvxu.org