Arrayed in their traditional green jackets, these amicus briefs -- remarkable for sheer number -- call out to U.S. Supreme Court justices and clerks for attention in the most hot-button, fundamental constitutional challenge of the term. The 67 amicus briefs in what is simply known as "the D.C. gun case" fail to topple the record number filed in the University of Michigan affirmative action cases in 2003 -- 107 -- but they easily fit within the top 10 filings at the high court.
Amicus Briefs Are Ammo for Supreme Court Gun Case
The National Law Journal
March 10, 2008