Dramatic new research by Georgetown University Law Center professor Richard Lazarus shows that more and more Supreme Court cases are brought and argued by the seasoned veterans who have honed Supreme Court practice into a fine, and exclusive, art form. Lazarus claims that the increasing dominance of the Supreme Court Bar is beginning to have an impact on the Court's doctrine. Increasingly, Lazarus says, the modern-day Court is ruling in favor of "monied interests more able to pay for such expertise."
New Study Suggests Veteran Advocates Sway Supreme Court
October 22, 2007