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Non-Sequiturs: 07.08.16

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Which law firms fared the best in front of the Supreme Court this Term? [Empirical SCOTUS] Charles Fried, Solicitor General under Ronald Reagan, really, really doesn't like Donald Trump. [Slate] Even David Boies couldn't stop the shipwreck of the S.S. Show More Summary

Ronald Reagan's Solicitor General Has Had Enough of Trump

2 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

The man who represented the Reagan administration 25 times at the Supreme Court has issued a stinging rebuke of Donald Trump in an exclusive to Slate. Charles Fried, who served as solicitor general from 1985-1989 and now teaches constitutional...Show More Summary

The Supreme Court upholds the affirmative action program at the University of Texas.

SCOTUSblog reports.MORE: This is a 4-3 decision, not a mere affirmance by an evenly divided Court. The odd number of Justices is due to Kagan's recusal. (She worked on the case when she was Solicitor General.)According to SCOTUSblog,...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Calls for Views of the Solicitor General

The no-change decision in Cuozzo was the biggest immediate patent law news from June 20, 2016.  However, two other actions by the court that day may end up having a greater long term impact.  Namely, that same day the court called for the views of the US Solicitor General (CVSG) in both Impression Products v. Lexmark and Sandoz v. Amgen. […]

Obama's Supreme Court Lawyer 'Can't Imagine' The Justices Would Back A Muslim Ban

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The Obama administration's top lawyer before the Supreme Court didn't sound too worried about what the justices might do if a future president tried to ban Muslims from entering the country. U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli told...Show More Summary

America’s Appellate Lawyer Recaps 5 Years of Legal ‘High Drama’

The Obama administration’s solicitor general, Donald B. Verrilli Jr., is exiting after 37 Supreme Court arguments on divisive issues from health care to gay marriage.

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The Supreme Court’s 10th Justice Can’t Handle His Credit Cards

The Solicitor General of the United States is often referred to as the 10th Justice (the Supreme Court is made up of 9 justices -- 8 associates and a Chief Justice) because the federal government's representative before the Court argues...Show More Summary

Donald Verrilli to Say Goodbye to SCOTUS -- For Now

Few faces are more familiar in the Supreme Court than Donald Verrilli's. As solicitor general, he's argued more cases before the Court over the last five years than any other attorney. And those included a large amount of landmark victories, from defending Obamacare to winning constitutional protections for same-sex......

Solicitor General Don Verrilli’s Surprising Credit Card Debt

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Why does a wealthy former Biglaw partner carry credit card debt at high interest rates?

Listen to the Outgoing Solicitor General’s Poignant, Passionate Arguments for Marriage Equality

Solicitor General Don Verrilli announced on Thursday that he is stepping down after five extraordinarily successful years in the prestigious position. Verrilli’s departure is melancholy for pretty much everyone who cares about the Supreme...Show More Summary

Ken Starr interview video makes him look even worse than before

3 months agoSports : Jeff Schultz

As former U.S. solicitor general and Baylor University president Ken Starr continues to work his way down the ladder of success – he has gone from…

Donald Verrilli Will Step Down as U.S. Solicitor General

Mr. Verrilli successfully argued the Obama administration’s position on the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court.

The man who saved Obamacare — twice — is stepping down after a historic run before the Supreme Court

US Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, who represented the Obama administration in many landmark cases before the Supreme Court, is stepping down from his position, the White House said Thursday. Verrilli is most known for representing...Show More Summary

US Solicitor General Donald Verrilli stepping down

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The top Justice Department official who defended the president’s health care law at the Supreme Court is leaving his job.

Obama's solicitor general Donald Verrilli is stepping down

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Donald B. Verrilli Jr., President Obama’s top courtroom lawyer who defended his healthcare and immigration plans before the Supreme Court, is stepping down at the end of this month. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch announced his departure and described Verrilli as “a brilliant lawyer, a devoted public...

The Solicitor General Rests

Donald Verrilli, who as the Obama administration’s top litigator won landmark cases on the Affordable Care Act, same-sex marriage, and immigration, will step down this month.

Justice Don Willett's Best Trump-Mocking Tweets

Donald Trump released a list of 11 potential Supreme Court nominees yesterday. The list included none of the usual suspects like former Solicitor General Paul Clement. Indeed, Trump seems to have avoided almost all markers of "establishment" Supreme Court candidates. There is not a Harvard law grad in the......

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