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External DocumentHow Will Justice Souter's Departure Affect Big Business?
Evan Tager interviewed in blog posting on how Supreme Court Justice Souter's replacement might affect the big business court. Read >>
External DocumentWhat Souter's Exit Means For Business
Evan Tager quoted on how Justice Souter's retirement will affect the big business court. "If it's a dormant commerce clause case and you're a business, you've already lost Thomas' vote and likely won't get Scalia's either," he said. Read >>
External DocumentHigh court will jump back into presecutorial immunity, speedy trial issues
Jeff Sarles quoted on the US Supreme Court granting cert in a case dealing with prosecutorial immunity. Read >>
Reprinted with permission from the April 21, 2009 edition of National Law Journal ¸ 2009 Incisive Media Properties, Inc. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited.
HTML DocumentSupreme Court & Appellate Practice Named to the National Law Journal's "Appellate Hot List"
6 April 2009 - Mayer Brown LLP, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that its Supreme Court & Appellate practice was named as one of the best in the country by a leading legal publication. Read >>
External DocumentAppellate Hot List
Mayer Brown among firms listed to this year's Appellate "Hot List." Read >>
Reprinted with permission from the April 6, 2009 edition of National Law Journal ¸ 2009 Incisive Media Properties, Inc. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited.
HTML DocumentInsight into court's thinking paid off
Article quoting Charles Rothfeld on Mayer Brown's representation of the Philippine National Bank and the Philippine government in a dispute for control of millions of dollars stolen by former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos. Read >>
Reprinted with permission from the April 6, 2009 edition of National Law Journal ¸ 2009 Incisive Media Properties, Inc. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited.
External DocumentSupremes: Environmental rules should weigh costs, benefits
Tim Bishop quoted on the Supreme Court ruling in Energy v. EPA, saying the ruling is "likely to be highly influential in granting EPA discretion to use cost-benefit analysis more generally." Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer Brown Captures Victory at the Supreme Court in Immigration Law Case
The Supreme Court issued its ruling today in Negusie v. Holder (No. 07-499), which presents the question whether an alien compelled by threats of death and serious injury to act as a military guard in a prison where people were being persecuted on the basis of a protected ground is barred from seeking asylum. Together with the Yale Law School Supreme Court Clinic, Mayer Brown provided pro bono representation to the petitioner, Daniel Girmai Negusie, who has applied for asylum. Read >>
HTML DocumentAndy Frey argues Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co. before the Supreme Court
Andy Frey's argument in Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., a case questioning the impact large campaign donations should have on judicial recusals, was highlighted in several media articles. For links to the full text articles, please click here. Read >>
HTML DocumentPregaming the Massey Coal Arguments: A Spotlight on the Lawyers
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog highlighted the Legal Times' profile of Andy Frey and his upcoming argument in Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co. Read >>
HTML DocumentSupreme Court Cheat Sheet
Dan Himmelfarb quoted on several Supreme Court cases awaiting decision. Read >>
External DocumentMayer Brown's Andrew Frey Takes Unpopular Stance in West Virginia Supreme Court Recusal Case
In the litigation world, the pending Supreme Court case of Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal has generated a tremendous amount of interest--and a hefty number of amicus briefs. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer Brown partner Charles Rothfeld wins unanimous Supreme Court decision
Charles Rothfeld successfully argued Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School District, winning a unanimous ruling in which the U.S. Supreme Court held that victims of gender discrimination in schools receiving federal funds may bring suit both under federal statutory anti-discrimination law and to enforce their constitutional rights. Read >>
HTML DocumentSG Pick has One Glaring Gap on Resume
Andy Frey quoted on Elena Kagan, the appointee for solicitor general, who has never argued in front of the Supreme Court or any other appellate court. "I don't think it's a major factor... You're immersed in a community that lives and breathes the Supreme Court... She will quickly become an expert," he said. Read >>
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HTML DocumentMayer Brown partner Kenneth Geller named "Litigator of the Week" by American Lawyer magazine
Among the myriad hot-button issues in American jurisprudence today, federal preemption is at the top of the list. To its critics, it's a license for companies to escape liability for misleading consumers. To its defenders, it's the only sensible way to regulate businesses. Read >>
Reprinted with permission from the January 9, 2009 edition of AmLaw Litigation Daily ¸ 2009 ALM Properties, Inc. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited.
HTML DocumentCharles Rothfeld Mentioned in USA Today Article on Advocacy at the Supreme Court
14 December 2008 - USA Today highlighted Charles Rothfeld, who has argued in front of the Supreme Court 23 times, as "part of an emerging elite private-sector group of lawyers who dominate advocacy at the court." Click here to link to the full article. Read >>
HTML DocumentMayer Brown Partners Argue Three Supreme Court Cases in Seven-Day Span
Three attorneys from Mayer Brown's Supreme Court & Appellate practice, Stephen Shapiro, Charles Rothfeld and Andrew Pincus, were recently mentioned in several online stories regarding their arguments of Philip Morris USA v. Williams; Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee and Arizona v. Johnson in front of the Supreme Court. Read >>
External DocumentMayer Brown LLP and BNA Books Publish Federal Appellate Practice.
Over two dozen members of the Supreme Court & Appellate practice worked together to author Federal Appellate Practice, which publisher BNA Books describes as “[a] practical manual on handling federal appellate matters, especially civil appeals and and cases involving review of federal administrative agencies.” The result is a very impressive volume, which practitioners will greatly appreciate. It makes a perfect companion to Supreme Court Practice, also published by BNA Books, for which several partners at the firm have been responsible for many years. Read >>
PDF DocumentUS Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Drug Preemption Case
Andrew Tauber predicts a narrowly written decision that upholds preemption due to the extent of the questioning on such issues as whether a manufacturer must have new information about risks to change a label unilaterally. Read >>
Reproduced with permission from Product Safety & Liability Reporter, 36 PSLR 1116 (Nov. 10, 2008). Copyright 2008 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)
External DocumentMayer Brown argues Eritrean accused of torture deserves asylum
Andy Pincus quoted in article discussing the case he argued at the Supreme Court on whether the US should deny political asylum to a man who, out of fear for his own life, stood by as others were tortured. Read >>
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