Less than two weeks before the case Carcieri v. Kempthorne comes before the Supreme Court, lawyers Theodore Olson and Joseph Larisa Jr. are still at an impasse over which one of them will argue the case for the plaintiffs. Each has filed a standard argument form with the Supreme Court clerk's office, and Larisa wants the choice made by a coin toss. This week, the two received an identical, stern letter from the Court -- with a deadline to end the deadlock.
With Argument Day Approaching, Supreme Court Stalemate Continues
October 22, 2008