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In the USA Today, Joan Biskupic has this preview of Leegin Creative Leather Products v. PSKS Inc. At the ACS Blog, Pete Barile of Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, who filed an amicus brief in support of the respondents, previews the case here. Mark H. Anderson of the Wall Street Journal reports here (subscription req’d) on this morning’s oral argument on the price-fixing case.

AP writer Christopher S. Rugaber reports here on the Court’s decision to consider the securities fraud case Stoneridge Investment v. Scientific-Atlanta; and AP writer Pete Yost has this article discussing the Court’s decision to review a child pornography law. The Associated Press has several additional stories on cases where certiorari was denied, including: this report on the rejection of appeals by American Indians; this article reviewing the Court’s refusal to grant a grandparents visitation case; and this story on the Court’s decision not to consider the Dow Corning bankruptcy case.

Today, in the Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports here on the Supreme Court’s unusually slow pace in issuing opinions, a forthcoming article on justices’ shifting ideologies, and Justice Breyer’s performance on NPR’s “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me” quiz show. The discussion of the justices’ ideological drift continues here at the Northwestern Law Review Colloquy website with a response from Professor Stephen B. Burbank, former clerk to Chief Justice Warren Burger. At the Wall Street Journal’s Washington Wire blog, Jess Bravin reports on Justic Breyer’s appearance on the quiz show here; David Lat has this post at Above the Law.

Ross Runkel of the Supreme Court Times Blog summarizes this week’s arguments here. At Prawfs Blawg, Ethan Leib has this post on Coke v. Long Island Care at Home, which refers to this article on the case by Steven Greenhouse in the New York Times. At the Bankruptcy Litigation Blog, Steve Jakubowski has this post on the Court’s displeasure with the oral argument in Travelers v. PG&E.

Lastly, the Supreme Court’s docket now reflects Chief Justice Roberts’s decision to rejoin the Credit Suisse case, set for argument tomorrow.