D.C. Circuit Court

Religious Law

Priests group says it won’t comply with DC Circuit ruling upholding contraceptive opt-out procedure

Evidence

Defense lawyers press for more info as probe of FBI agent linked to dismissed cases continues

Civil Rights

Court rejects housing discrimination rule that relied on statistical analysis

Trials & Litigation

Jury convicts 4 Blackwater guards in slaying of unarmed civilians in Iraq

Trials & Litigation

Big Tobacco appeals court-mandated anti-smoking advertisements

Constitutional Law

Convicted in WikiLeaks case, Chelsea Manning sues feds to get medical treatment for gender disorder

Executive Branch

Prosecutor says claimed White House intruder was free on bail in weapons case, had 800 rounds in car

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Sentencing/Post Conviction

New conviction-integrity unit in DC is said to be first created by a federal prosecutor

International Law

Flight en route to China from D.C. returns at request of feds because parent may have kidnapped son

Health Law

Full DC Circuit to reconsider decision that undermined the health-care law

Criminal Justice

James Brady’s death ruled a homicide from 1981 attack, but whether case will be pursued is unclear

Constitutional Law

Origination clause challenge to health-care law is tossed by DC Circuit

Health Law

Health-care law takes another hit with DC Circuit opinion

Terrorism

Claimed leader in Benghazi slaying of US ambassador is captured, will be tried here

Around the Blawgosphere

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Midyear Meeting

Jobs Corps task force promises to do more in coming year

Internet Law

FCC lacked authority to impose ‘Net neutrality’ on broadband carriers, federal appeals court rules

Judiciary

DC Circuit has no judicial vacancies for first time in more than two decades

Privacy Law

Justice Department legal opinion on call records is protected from disclosure, DC Circuit rules