Arrest Made in Times Square Incident: Faisal Shahzad, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan, was arrested late Monday night in connection with the investigation into Saturday's failed car-bombing in New York City's Times Square. Here is Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.'s statement on the arrest.
Steps to Nowhere: The news that the Supreme Court is ending the use of its front steps as an entrance into the Court, for security reasons, is garnering much commentary, including this Washington Post architectural critique. But the best take may have come from Mike Sacks, the Georgetown 3L who built a blog around his frequent waits in line for a seat in the Court for oral arguments. All those hours spent waiting to walk up the steps made a deep impression.
Toasting Justice Stevens: Retiring Justice John Paul Stevens attended the 7th Circuit judicial conference Monday in Chicago as he has for 50 years, according to this report. He introduced featured speaker Solicitor General Elena Kagan. Stevens had declined her plea to switch roles in honor of his retirement. Also in the audience were Judges Diane Wood, Ann Williams, and Ruben Castillo, who have also been under consideration for the Stevens seat.
Tragedy at UVa: George Huguely, a fourth-year University of Virginia lacrosse player from Chevy Chase, was arrested as a suspect in the murder early Monday of Yeardley Love, also a fourth-year student, at an off-campus aparertment in Chralottesville. Coverage is here and here.