Health Care Decision Puts SCOTUSblog in the Spotlight - Articles

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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 27, 2012

Come Thursday morning about 10 a.m. Eastern time, will be blogging the court's decisions in real time. On Tuesday, when court watchers thought a decision might be announced in the health care case, the blog crashed after being overwhelmed by visitors.  For tomorrow's release of the decision, the site has created a back up site to handle any technical problems. SCOTUSblog founders Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe expect at least 250,000 visitors to follow the proceedings tomorrow – a record for the site. The blog, which began as a side business for the two, is quickly becoming the “go-to” site for news about the Supreme Court. NPR looks at the origins and impact of SCOTUSblog.