Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, a swing vote in many Supreme Court cases, was the swing vote in the two most recent standing cases, Massachusetts v. EPA and Summers v. Earth Island Inst. Today, he directed most of his questions at Verrilli, asking about a “cascade of inferences” that Verrilli presumed would need to accompany any legal challenge and casting doubt on the notion that the government wasn’t aggressively using its authority. He also suggested that whatever the reason an attorney representing a terrorist suspect had to change his behavior, he would still have to change it because of the 2008 law
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.