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Veteran assistant attorney general named solicitor general

A veteran assistant attorney general has been named Connecticut's new solicitor general. Attorney General George Jepsen announced that Jane Rosenberg will take on the new job. She'll be responsible for … Click to Continue »

Donald Trump and the Chamber of Secrets

On Tuesday night, Donald Trump announced he had selected Noel J. Francisco to serve as solicitor general. Presuming the Senate confirms Francisco, he will serve as the government’s chief advocate before the Supreme Court and will help to steer the course of federal litigation. Show More Summary

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Trump Taps Noel Francisco for Solicitor General

President Trump has picked Noel Francisco to be his Solicitor General, the administration announced yesterday. The Solicitor General serves as the government's voice in the Supreme Court, representing the federal government's position before the Court. As such, the SG is often aptly referred to as the "Tenth Justice." Francisco,......

Noel Francisco to inherit Supreme Court lectern

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The prominent D.C. lawyer is President Trump's nominee for solicitor general.        

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Trump to Pick Noel Francisco as Solicitor General

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Francisco served as a White House lawyer from 2001 to 2003 and spent another two years in the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel from 2003 to 2005.

And The Nominee For Solicitor General Is….

The long and winding road to a nominee for Solicitor General of the United States is about to come to an end.

Miguel Estrada’s Hilarious Statement on Rumors He Might Be the Next Solicitor General

The National Law Journal reports: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Miguel Estrada on Wednesday knocked down suggestions that he was in the running to be the next U.S. solicitor general, citing “the deterioration of the confirmation process...Show More Summary

Non-Sequiturs: 03.01.17

To answer the question posed in Morning Docket today... no. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Miguel Estrada will not be the next Solicitor General. [] Elena Kagan is finally getting some meme love. [Huffington Post] The Texas Supreme Court is hearing arguments about rolling back spousal benefits for same-sex couples. Show More Summary

Morning Docket: 03.01.17

Amazon is struggling to protect law enforcement from turning the Echo into a permanent wiretap. Maybe they should ask Alexa if she can find some caselaw. [] Is this the next Solicitor General? [National Law Journal] In case you missed it, a bunch of whiny snowflakes are complaining that law schools don't respect their opinions. Show More Summary

Trump travel ban personal for young lawyer who led fight

Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell has argued before packed courtrooms, but those crowds paled in comparison to the millions who heard him argue against President Donald Trump's travel ban … Click to Continue »

A Prominent Professor’s Pick For Solicitor General

The professor and the candidate go back some thirty years.

Who Will Be the Next Solicitor General?

As President Trump's travel ban rockets to the Supreme Court, the administration's Justice Department remains noticeably understaffed -- at least when it comes to the solicitor general. Responsible for arguing on behalf of the federal government in the Supreme Court, the solicitor general's seat remains unfilled. The most likely......

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Distinguished pol of the week

Kudos are due to the 9th Circuit and Washington state’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Solicitor General Noah Purcell, who brought President Trump to heel, confirming that the president even in matters of national security and immigration does not have untrammeled power. Not to be forgotten, however, is Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D). He released […]

Ex-solicitor general outlines the biggest question regarding the Trump travel ban case

A former US solicitor general said this week that what will be key to whether President Donald Trump is victorious defending his immigration moratorium in the court system is whether the executive order is interpreted solely based on...Show More Summary

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