Weekly Roundup – October 2, 2013

Did you miss your Supreme Court news this week? Let our Weekly Roundup help. (To stay on top of the latest Supreme Court happenings, follow ISCOTUS on Twitter.)

The Supreme Court granted cert to several cases the day after the Long Conference, but left plenty more to be decided upon

SCOTUSblog reports that the Supreme Court will stay open in the government shutdown – for now

ISCOTUS sponsored the Supreme Court Intellectual Property Review at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Check Twitter for #scipr13, or stay tuned with ISCOTUSnow for a full summary coming soon.

Tumblr was cited for the first time in the Supreme Court in Larry Lessig’s amicus brief on McCutcheon

Justice Scalia thinks the Supreme Court will have to decide on the legality of the NSA wiretapping – and is not looking forward to it

A lobbyist who wrote a book about Justice Scalia might need his help

The Supreme Court’s decision on DOMA has left many states figuring out how to handle their own policies on same-sex marriage

Justice Kagan to deliver Albritton Lecture at Alabama School of Law

Thursday was the 224th anniversary of the first Supreme Court Chief Justice, John Jay, being sworn in

Justice Scalia will deliver the Snyder Lecture at Tufts University