Saturday, June 30, 2012

Donald Verrilli

  • The rough day in court for the government led some to criticize the government's lawyer, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli. The Republican National Committee went so far as to mock Verrilli with this video, focusing on style -- a pause and stammer.
  • (MSNBC Firstread)
  • WASHINGTON - Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • The first call President Obama made after learning that the Supreme Court had upheld his health care law on Thursday was to thank his solicitor general, Donald B. Verrilli Jr.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • For all the wailing and gnashing of teeth over oral arguments, it seems Solicitor General Donald Verrillis legal strategy won the day yesterday. This article sums things up well.
  • Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, the Obama administrations legal representation in the Supreme Courts health care debate, has had better days. From the beginning on Tuesday — the second day of the Courts oral arguments — the hearing did not go well.
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  • After oral arguments in March, many observers interpreted tough questioning of Solicitor Gen. Donald B. Verrilli Jr., the governments top lawyer, as a sign that the law was in peril.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • In fact, U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. conceded during questioning by the justices that the arguments by the Obama administration against SB 1070 were totally unrelated to issues of profiling.
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  • In both the health care and Arizona immigration law cases, some court watchers who had predicted one outcome reversed themselves when oral arguments didnt go smoothly for President Obamas solicitor general, Donald Verrilli.
  • (NPR News)

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