In today's landmark Supreme Court arguments over executive power in wartime, the Bush administration is outnumbered, if not outgunned. More than three dozen briefs have been filed on the side of Guantanamo Bay detainee Salim Hamdan, many from the nation's top law firms. "The blue-chip firms are all in this case," said David Remes, the Covington & Burling partner who coordinated the amicus curiae effort. And the legal elite's nearly united front has not gone unnoticed by the administration.
Top Law Firms Join Forces in Landmark Detainee Case
March 28, 2006