1. AUDIO: Full recording of Tuesday’s SCOTUS oral arguments in Prop 8 case.


  2. "Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and eBay are among more than 200 companies that filed a brief Wednesday calling on the Supreme Court to overturn a provision in a federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman."
    — "Facebook, Apple, Google Back Same-Sex Marriage in Supreme Court Filing," Mashable

  3. Twitter just isn’t the right platform for instant analysis of complex legal decisions. As NPR’s Andy Carvin noted, SCOTUSblog did it right by staying quiet while they sorted through the decision.

    I expect plenty of great discussion amongst social journalists for the rest of the day. GO!


  4. My read: Key provisions struck down, with exception of asking for papers upon being stopped. But the opinion nearly invites another legal challenge once that part of the law is actually enacted and carried out by police officers.


  5. "McCain, a Romney rival in 2008 and now one of his top supporters, said the Supreme Court got it wrong in Citizens United, the court case that paved the way for super PACs. He called the decision “the most misguided, naive, uninformed, egregious decision of the United States Supreme Court, I think, in the 21st century.”"
    — "McCain says foreign money influencing US elections, sneaking in through super PACs," AP

    (Source: Washington Post)