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Yesterday’s coverage of the Court was dominated by the oral argument in Town of Greece v. Galloway, the challenge to a New York town’s practice of having a prayer at the beginning of its town council meetings. Lyle Denniston covered the oral argument for this blog; other coverage comes from Nina Totenberg of National Public Radio, Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal, Mark Walsh of Education Week, William Mears of CNN, and Samuel Franklin of JURIST. Commentary on the case comes from Ruthann Robson at the Constitutional Law Prof Blog.

The Court also heard oral arguments yesterday in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., a case involving the Class Action Fairness Act.  Samuel Franklin of JURIST reports on the oral argument, which Archis Parasharami discusses at Mayer Brown’s Class Defense blog.

At Forbes, Daniel Fisher discusses Tuesday’s oral argument in Bond v. United States, a Pennsylvania woman’s challenge to her conviction for violating federal laws prohibiting the use of chemical weapons.  At ACSblog, Mark Tushnet discusses the effect that the Court’s decision in Bond could have on business interests.


[Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the respondents in this case.]

Recommended Citation: Amy Howe, Thursday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 7, 2013, 1:06 PM),