Category Archives: D.C. Circuit Review

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: Thanks, C-Span

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Nov. 2, 2018@Aaron_L_Nielson

Another quick post — about to hop onto a plane. I’m a fan of the history of the D.C. Circuit — and for that reason, this has been a fun week. Yesterday, I moderated a panel that included Judge Sentelle. As regular readers know, Sentelle has lived an extraordinary life. It was fun to chat […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: Circuit Justices

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Oct. 19, 2018@Aaron_L_Nielson

This is a quick post — I’m traveling. Here is a little known fact about Notice & Comment. For a while, we tried to find someone to write a D.C. Circuit Review–Reviewed-style column for the Ninth Circuit, which — like the D.C. Circuit — is also home to a great deal of administrative law. Alas, […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: A Dog’s Breakfast

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Oct. 12, 2018@Aaron_L_Nielson

About ten years ago, I came across a phrase I had never heard before: dog’s breakfast. It was in a dissent penned by Chief Justice Roberts. Here is the passage: When the state courts considered these cases, our precedents did not provide them with “clearly established” law, but instead a dog’s breakfast of divided, conflicting, […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: A New Cert Grant

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Sept. 28, 2018@Aaron_L_Nielson

Well. This was not a quiet week in the D.C. Circuit — even though the Court didn’t decide any cases.* But there is a bit of D.C. Circuit news worth noting. The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Azar v. Allina Health Services. And what is the pressing question? Enjoy: Maybe a bit more background is […]