Category Archives: D.C. Circuit Review

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 […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: Why I Fear the D.C. Circuit’s Approach to Clerkship Hiring is Misguided

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Aug. 24, 2018@Aaron_L_Nielson

Here is a blog post I wish I could take back: “Five Years After the Death of the Clerkship Plan.” My post, from February of this year, concerned a (then) long-time feature of the D.C. Circuit’s homepage: The backstory is that in 2013, the D.C. Circuit officially withdrew from the “Law Clerk Hiring Plan,” which […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: Should There Be A Year Four?

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Aug. 17, 2018@Aaron_L_Nielson

I started writing D.C. Circuit Review–Reviewed in August of 2015. Each August since, I have asked myself whether it is worthwhile to keep going for another year. So far, my answer has always been, “Sure, why not?” But this year I’m wavering. There are downsides to these posts; they take a lot time, especially during […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: In Which Your Host Is Lazy

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Aug. 3, 2018@Aaron_L_Nielson

Here at Notice & Comment, I try to come up with a fun* theme each week. This week, however, I’m going to play a get-out-of-fun-theme-free card. The Court decided too many cases. Alas. Here is the rundown. Let’s start with the FERC cases. In Verso Corporation v. FERC, Judge Wilkins (joined by Judges Rogers and […]