Change To Come Slowly To SG Office Under Obama

Law360, New York (November 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- America's next president has promised to shift direction substantially across several areas of U.S. policy, but the ripple effect of change to the Office of the Solicitor General is likely to be more nuanced, legal observers said.

Traditionally independent, the office of the federal government's top litigator has prided itself in being less susceptible to shifts in the political wind. That means it's unlikely the office would change course in the vast majority of cases it has pending before the court regardless of who President-elect Barack...
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