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Justices 'Split Baby' in Ten Commandments Rulings

The U.S. Supreme Court makes final rulings on a number of high-profile cases before its summer recess, including separate rulings on displays of the Ten Commandments in Kentucky (no) and Texas (yes). One analyst described the court's rulings as "splitting the baby." Meanwhile, ailing Chief Justice William Rehnquist gave no indication that he plans to retire.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.