Each year, a small crop of highly credentialed law school grads arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court to serve as law clerks for the justices. Among their duties: analyzing whether petitions for writ of certiorari are meritorious and should be granted. In this commentary, appellate litigator Howard J. Bashman weighs in on the continuing controversy over the high court's cert pool and its possible hazards.
Demystifying the U.S. Supreme Court's Cert Granted Process
Special to Law.com
October 15, 2007