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Krumholz on Access to Oral Argument Recordings

Peter J. Krumholz (Hale Westfall, LLP) has published The Case for Greater Public Access to Oral Argument Recordings in the Tenth Circuit, 89 Denver U. L. Rev. 395 (2012).

The author lists the D.C. Circuit among the minority of “laggard” circuits that have failed to follow the Supreme Court’s example of publishing audio recordings of oral arguments online. Continue reading

D.C. Circuit Could Split Three Ways on Material Support for Terrorism Conviction

Today the D.C. Circuit heard oral argument in a challenge to Salim Ahmed Hamdan’s conviction for material support for terrorism–a crime that Congress recognized after Hamdan committed the acts for which he was convicted but which the Government says is derived from “the domestic common law of war.” Continue reading

Embryonic Stem Cell Research Appeal Spawns Law-of-the-Case Debate

Lawyers on both sides in today’s embryonic stem cell research argument before the D.C. Circuit left the argument feeling optimistic, according to Merideth Wadman at the Nature News Blog.  Wadman reports that the panel focused on Continue reading

FDA May Get Burned by D.C. Circuit on Cigarette Warning Labels

Tuesday’s oral argument on the FDA’s proposed cigarette carton labels drew more attention than an ash tray in a D.C. restaurant.   Continue reading

The D.C. Circuit Is Not “Ready to Throw in the Towel” on Oral Argument Recordings

Chief Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said on Tuesday that “he thought momentum was moving in support of recorded [appellate] proceedings,” Continue reading

Does Oral Argument Matter?

Oral arguments “matter a great deal,” Senior Judge Raymond Randolph told the Federal Bar Association’s Section on Taxation earlier this month, as reported in Tax Notes Today (subscription required). Continue reading

Prevailing Dissenters in Massachusetts v. EPA to Decide New Greenhouse Gas Challenge

The D.C. Circuit announced Wednesday that the challenge to the EPA’s new greenhouse gas rules will be heard by Chief Judge David B. Sentelle and Circuit Judges Judith W. Rogers and David S. Tatel in February. Continue reading