For an appellate practitioner, a win for her client can be a missed opportunity for herself.

With the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to hear less than 80 cases each year, most of the fight is over whether the court will take the case at all. A client whose opponent asks the court to hear a case hopes the justices won’t take notice — even if a chance to argue at the highest level is a very rare opportunity.

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