Monthly Archives: August 2012

New Merits Briefs Filed by Cockle Printing

Brief for Respondent in Florida v. Harris, No. 11-817, filed on August 24, 2012 Brief for Petitioner in Henderon v. U.S., No. 11-9307, filed on August 30, 2012

SCOTUSblog’s Stephen Wermiel Posts About Summer At The Supreme Court

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Law Professor Stephen Wermiel has a great post over at SCOTUSblog on what happens at the Supreme Court during the summer. Professor Wermiel notes that: In recent years, the Court has received between 7500 and 8000 cert. petitions per year: from July 2011 to July 2012, for example, 7712 new petitions were filed. There were 7857 [...]

The Supreme Court Story in LAW MAN

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There are a number of story lines running through my memoir, LAW MAN: criminal justice, love, faith, redemption, and family. But one of the other major story lines, and quite honestly the hook that got the book published, is my story about the Supreme Court. For those of you unfamiliar with how I became acquainted [...]
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Fighting for economic liberty in Kentucky

Meet R.J. Bruner and his crew. Bruner (in the middle, there) is one of the many hardworking entrepreneurs who keep our economy thriving—and whose hard work and ingenuity improve the standard of living for all of us. Of course, when he founded Wildcat Moving two years ago, he didn’t do it as an act of [...]
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LAW MAN Hits Bookshelves

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I haven’t had much opportunity to blog the past couple of weeks because Annie and I have been busy with book promotion. On August 7th, my memoir LAW MAN: My Story of Robbing Banks, Winning Supreme Court Cases, and Finding Redemption landed at bookshelves around the country. And in the past two weeks, Annie and [...]

New Merits Briefs Filed by Cockle Printing

Reply Brief in Kloeckner v. Solis, No. 11-184, filed on August 13, 2012  Brief for the Petitioner in Evans v. Michigan, No. 11-1327, filed on August 15, 2012

New Merits Brief Filed by Cockle Printing

Brief for the Petitioner in Marx v. General Revenue Corporation, No. 11-1175, filed on July 27, 2012

The ACS Blog Talks With A Public Defender About What Arguing A Case In The Supreme Court Felt Like

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Over at the ACS blog, Nicole Flatow interviewed attorney and State Appellate Defender Valerie Newman about her experience arguing before the Supreme Court on behalf of the respondent in Lafler v. Cooper. Rarely, do we hear an unvarnished take on what it is like for attorneys to argue before the high court. Speaking of the [...]

Rights versus right?

Guest post by Elaine Sylvester   12 people were killed when a gunman entered a theater in Aurora, Colorado, and proceeded to open fire on the captive audience. Like many news-hungry Americans, I spent a sizable percentage of the days after combing the Internet for insight into the cruelties that we witnessed from afar. And [...]