The D.C. Circuit today issued its first opinion in more than a month. The judicial hiatus started on August 24, 2007. Blawgletter still has no idea what caused it.
Strangely, the parties argued the appeal during the decision drought. Did the court really have no backlog?
The case involved the timeliness of a payment request. The bill related to construction of electric interconnection facilities in the Golden State. The court ordered the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to apply California law to the question. Southern California Edison Co. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm’n, No. 06-1202 (D.C. Cir. Oct. 2, 2007).