For some reason, the Boston Business Journal thinks that it is notable that Judge Sandra Lynch is going to become the first lady chief judge of the First Circuit. Now, come on, of all the milestones of feminism, is this one really that notable. There are plenty of female judges out there.
I did have some really deep thoughts on the recent "Don't Ask Don't Tell" decision from the Ninth, but for now the above snark will have to act as a replacement. I trust that will be satisfactory.