Six years ago, Theodore Metzler launched one of the first Supreme Court blogs with predictions of how pending cases would turn out, and he didn't do well. Metzler, now an associate at Covington & Burling who recently argued his first case before the Court, says he knows better than to guess how it will turn out. Predicting that he would have been arguing at all would have been just as tough. It's still rare for a nonpartner to argue a high court case. At Covington, it hasn't happened for more than 20 years.
Former Blogger Makes High Court Debut
October 22, 2008