- At Reuters, Andrew Chung talks to one of the plaintiffs in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York, New York, a high-profile challenge to New York City’s limits on transporting personal firearms that will be argued on Monday.
- At the ABA Journal, Mark Walsh looks at Monday’s second case, Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org Inc., which asks whether the annotated version of a state code can be copyrighted, the latest battle joined by “the self-described techie and “open-source activist’” behind the nonprofit that posted the code online. [Disclosure: Arnold & Porter, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case. Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel to the respondent in this case.]
- At The Daily Signal, Abigail Klose and Elizabeth Slattery preview “the high court’s two-week December sitting, [in which] the justices will hear arguments in some important cases, including ones regarding the Second Amendment and Obamacare.”
- In an op-ed for The Hill, John Bursch asserts that a recent tweet reveals that “the ACLU is calling for a wholesale redefinition of what it means to be a man or woman” in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which asks whether federal employment discrimination law bars discrimination against transgender people. [Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel on an amicus brief in support of respondent Stephens in this case.]
- For The Washington Post (subscription required), Geoffrey Stone reviews Ruth Marcus’ “extraordinarily detailed and highly insightful new book,” “Supreme Ambition: Brett Kavanaugh and the Conservative Takeover.”
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