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Unhealthy disrespect of the law?
Lompoc Record

After the protests and flaming rhetoric, President Obama’s health-care law — the presumed centerpiece of his first four years in office — will get its day in the highest court in the land. But will it get a fair trial? U.S. Supreme Court justices are supposed to be beyond reproach, but, apparently, they are not. The very day the full court met behind closed doors to decide whether to take up the legality of the health-care law, two of the court’s more conservative justices enjoyed a dinner paid for by principals in the law firm that will argue against the law before the court.