Starting today, the Supreme Court kicks off an intense two-week period that Tony Mauro reports could redefine the Roberts court on issues such as search and seizure, Iraqi immunity, affirmative action, and voting rights.
Marisa McQuilken says that those looking for a job might have trouble getting hired in a government role. With a flood of resumes being sent to federal agencies, an already cumbersome application process is getting bogged down and many applicants are becoming demoralized.
Marisa also brings us a report about O’Melveny & Myers chairman A.B. Culvahouse Jr. voicing his support for former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Culvahouse, who led the vetting process of Alaska Gov. Palin, told the Republican National Lawyers Association that, “she had a lot of capacity.”
D.C. Court of Appeals Judge Vanessa Ruiz is getting a lot of support for nomination to one of the vacant slots on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Lawyers at several Washington law firms and the Hispanic Bar Association of D.C. have begun aggressively campaigning on behalf of Ruiz.