Lobbying Starts as Groups Foresee Supreme Court Vacancy

"Interest groups on the left and the right are beginning full-scale political campaigns - including fund-raising, advertising and major research - to prepare for what many expect to be a Supreme Court vacancy in the next several weeks. While none of the justices have said they plan to retire, any decision would traditionally be announced at the end of the court's term in late June," The New York Times reports here (free registration required).