To the highest court it goes

The Supreme Court will hear the government’s appeal of the Federal Court’s ruling on Omar Khadr. The official statement:

Prime Minister of Canada et al. v. Omar Ahmed Khadr (F.C.) (Civil) (By Leave) (33289)

(The application for leave to appeal and the motion to stay the order of the Federal Court of Appeal and to expedite the hearing of the appeal are granted without costs. The appeal is to be heard on November 13, 2009, and the schedule for serving and filing the material and any application for leave to intervene shall be set by the Registrar.)