Monday status conference: Veteran’s Day edition

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Supreme Court and Congress are not in session today.

Meanwhile:

Whether the Supreme Court will take up Washington DC’s gun ban is anybody’s guess, but a decision could come as early as tomorrow. (AP)

As Michael Mukasey recovers from the confirmation process and settles into his new job as attorney general, his predecessor is pulling in $40,000 per appearance on the lecture circuit. (Independent Florida Alligator)

The American Bar Association has planned a march here in Washington Wednesday in support of protesting lawyers in Pakistan. (ABA Journal)

As the fallout from the subprime mortgage mess hits Wall Street and worldwide financial markets hard, investors await word about whether things will get worse. (CNNMoney)

Conservative legal minds, including the four right-leaning Supreme Court justices, will converge in Washington later this week for the Federalist Society’s 25th anniversary bash. (WaPo)

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