FROM THE BLOGS:
Many Links in SCOTUS opinions don’t work
Adam Liptak at The New York Times reports 49 percent of the hyperlinks in Supreme Court decisions no longer work, according to a new study conducted at Harvard Law School.
IRS official Lois Lerner retires
The IRS official who was at the center of the scandal where it singled-out Tea Party groups has retired. Bloomberg News reports.
Downward spiral between Bill Clinton and his former body man
The New Republic’s Alec Macgillis writes a length profile of Doug Band, who started out as Clinton’s body man at the White House and became a close adviser. The two later parted ways as Band took advantage.
Number of illegal immigrants drops during recession
The number of unauthorized immigrants in the United States dropped sharply during the recession that began in 2008, according to a new Pew report. The Washington Post reports the number has leveled off, and may be increasing again.
Is Iran trying to buy time?
The Hill’s Julian Pecquet reports Iran’s latest efforts to rekindle its relationship with the U.S. may be its way of buying more time to develop its nuclear program.
Al Gore: Consequences of denying climate change?
The former vice president said at the Social Good Summit Monday there needs to be a political price for people who deny the existence of climate change. Ben Geman at The Hill has the story.