The 10 Law Firms Influencing The Supreme Court's Writing

Law360, New York (February 17, 2016, 6:20 PM EST) -- The 10 law firms that file the largest number of briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court are more likely than firms that file fewer briefs to influence the final language used in high court opinions, according to a new study.

Firms that were home to the counsel of record on Supreme Court briefs the largest number of times in the 67 years leading up to 2014 demonstrated greater overlap than less prolific firms between the language in their briefs and the language that was ultimately used in corresponding high court opinions, a metric used to gauge influence by University of Southern...

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