This treatise offers practitioners guidance on every aspect of prosecuting and defending a case before the Supreme Court, including in-depth discussion of jurisdictional and prudential principles as well as Supreme Court precedent. It covers little-known practices and includes a table of cases, an extensive index, a table of rules and laws, and much more.
Price: $495 Book
Now in its Tenth Edition, Supreme Court Practice is written with the benefit of the authors’ first-hand knowledge and experience, and provides comprehensive analysis of the Supreme Court. The treatise offers up-to-date guidance on every aspect of practice before the Court under its newly revised 2013 Rules—from the most fundamental to the most obscure. It is a definitive resource for prosecuting or defending a case before the Court.
Supreme Court Practice, Tenth Edition includes:
Supreme Court Practice, Tenth Edition explains:
For Supreme Court practitioners, or anyone else who may need to file a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court, it could be the best $495 you ever spend.
Book review: New edition for a classic treatise, SCOTUSblog
In all my decades of practice, Supreme Court Practice has remained the indispensable reference.
Chair, Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Practice Group, WilmerHale and former Solicitor General
Supreme Court Practice is simply indispensable to me and to my colleagues. I have personal copies in my office, in a separate work room that I use, and at home. I consult it constantly. I cannot recall an issue having arisen involving the Court’s procedures, practices or customs when I have not found valuable guidance and wisdom in it. I do not see how anyone could practice before the Supreme Court without having this valuable resource readily available.
Co-Chair, Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group, Gibson Dunn and former Solicitor General
Supreme Court Practice is a soup-to-nuts guidebook to everything lawyers need to know about petitioning, briefing and arguing before the Supreme Court, with insights into the best ways of getting favorable attention from the Court at every stage.
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