Happy Birthday to Sandra Smith, 73. The one and only Dr. Janice Lester -- and, of course, James T. Kirk. Was also in a good Columbo.
Just a bit of good stuff:
1. A few days old, but: a nice look at the FISA judges. Good reporting by John Shiffman and Kristina Cooke.
2. Yes, Kevin Drum is certainly right about this one: nobody cares about federalism.
3. Sarah Binder looks at the 2006 precedent in order to think about whether Congress is likely to act on the Voting Rights Act.
4. And Jack Balkin on Windsor (via Lemieux).