Recusal Fight Continues – Unlikely To Affect Justices, But Could Impact Public View Of The Ruling
Politico: Supreme Court Hears Calls From Left And Right: 'Recuse!'
From the right and left, Washington is awash in demands that two Supreme Court justices recuse themselves from this spring's review of the health law. The requests, from politicians and advocates but not from the parties to the lawsuit itself, aren't likely to have any effect on the justices, Elena Kagan and Clarence Thomas. But by injecting questions about fairness and propriety, the recusal fight could shape how the public views the ruling — expected in June, right in the midst of the presidential campaign (Kenen, 11/30).