Solicitor General Donald Verrilli

Solicitor Gen.: Israel Has No Claim to Jerusalem

Adam Kredo, Washington Free Beacon

Lawyers for the Obama admin. compared Israel’s control of Jerusalem to Russian claims over the Ukrainian territory of Crimea during oral arguments this week before the SCOTUS in a case concerning the rights of US citizens to list Jerusalem as part of Israel on their passports.

Obama Lawyer Stuns SCOTUS Justice

Greg Corombos, WND

Solicitor Gen. Donald Verrilli told justices that business owners have no religious freedom to reject gov't mandates forcing them to cover abortions. Justices and lawyers also sparred over whether striking down the Obamacare mandate makes women second-class citizens.