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SG's office DOJ U.S. Solicitor General’s Office at Main Justice. Credit: Mike Scarcella/ALM

The U.S. Supreme Court in the modern era rarely has rejected a request for argument time by the U.S. Solicitor General’s Office, but the government’s top lawyer before the justices felt that sting Monday.

For at least the third time since 2011, the court, without comment, denied the solicitor general’s motion to argue as an amicus party. The Justice Department had sought time in San Antonio, Texas v. Hotels.com, a case confronting the scope of federal rules for cost awards.

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Marcia Coyle

Marcia Coyle, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @MarciaCoyle

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