It was no surprise that Amanda Cohen Leiter missed the first few phone calls from her former boss, Justice John Paul Stevens, this summer. Leiter, a 2003-2004 Stevens clerk and now a professor at Catholic University's Columbus School of Law, is on maternity leave with her baby daughter. But Stevens and Leiter finally connected, and he made her a surprising offer: a chance to make her first oral argument before the Supreme Court.
Justice Stevens Makes Former Clerk an Offer She Can't Refuse
The National Law Journal
August 17, 2009