Read the review by Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe on SCOTUSblog, January 28, 2014
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:
About the Authors
Stephen M. Shapiro is a partner in Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, IL, and a former deputy solicitor general of the United States.Kenneth S. Geller of Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, DC, is the managing partner of the firm and a former deputy solicitor general of the United States.Timothy S. Bishop is a partner in Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, IL, and previously served as a law clerk for a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.Edward A. Hartnett is the Richard J. Hughes Professor for Constitutional and Public Law and Service at Seton Hall University Law School.Dan Himmelfarb is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office, a member of the firm’s Supreme Court & Appellate practice, and co-leader of the office’s Litigation practice.
2013/1,450 pp. Hardcover/ISBN 978-1-61746-337-2/Order #2337
“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.” —Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe, Book review: New edition for a classic treatise, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 28, 2014, 7:00 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/01/book-review-new-edition-for-a-classic-treatise/
“In all my decades of practice, Supreme Court Practice has remained the indispensable reference.” —Seth P. Waxman, 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.”—Theodore B. Olson, Co-Chair, Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group, Gibson Dunn and former Solicitor General
Reviews for Previous Editions
American Academy of Appellate LawyersGreen Bag Law
“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.” —Tony Mauro, Legal Times (about the Ninth Edition)
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