The Supreme Court on Tuesday quietly helped shatter a glass ceiling by appointing the first female special master in the Supreme Court's history. Munger, Tolles & Olson's Kristin Linsley Myles, a former law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia, was named special master in South Carolina v. North Carolina, which comes to the Court under its original jurisdiction -- a category of cases in which the dispute goes to the Supreme Court without the fact-finding or review of any lower court.
Supreme Court First: A Female Special Master
January 16, 2008
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