Big Decision: Analysis

Friday - 11/7/2008, 3:02pm EST

As FederalNewsRadio has been telling you, a federal appeals court has ruled that a law calling for minority-owned companies to receive 5 percent of defense contracting dollars is unconstitutional.

The court said that there wasn't enough evidence that the Pentagon discriminates against those firms.

Bill Welch is with the General Counsel law firm of McLean, Virginia, and gives us analysis. Click to hear the interview.