O.k., my fellow law geeks, here is this week’s round up of the blawgosphere’s most interesting posts/articles:

Is the Health Insurance Mandate constitutional? Professor Randy Barnett answers this question in the negative , and Professor Jack Balkin answers it in the affirmative .

Breyer v. Scalia : My money is on Nino.

Robertson v. Satan : Res Ipsa Loquitur , people.

Should the Supreme Court issue anonymous opinions ?

Here are twenty movies that every law student should see , according to the good folks at Legal Writing Prof Blog.

And from the “You can’t make this stuff up” file, a divided Supreme Court ” revived a convicted Georgia rapist and murderer’s bid for a new trial, saying a jury’s sexually suggestive gifts to the judge and bailiff raised the possibility of improper contact .”

In the “Dog Bites Man” category, President Obama intends to nominate yet another philosopher king to the already radically leftist Ninth Circuit . This will, no doubt, please Jeffrey Toobin to no end.

Oh, and in other shocking news, some federal judges don’t examine each and every clerkship application they receive . Shocking, I know.

Professor Matthew J. Franck explains why states do not have the power to recall their United States senators .

Is there a growing ” conservative anti-death-penalty movement “?

The lovely and brilliant Jan Crawford wonders whether there is ” double vision at the White House .”

Quote of the Week (from Letters to a Young Lawyer , by Arthur M. Harris):

Remember, a lawsuit is a fight, and the quick thinking, accurately-speaking and level-headed man is the one who will win, and without resorting to mayhem to do it, either.

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