Supreme Court's Internal Style Guide Goes Public

Law360, New York (April 1, 2016, 7:26 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s private style guide, intended as an internal document, is now available for sale online after a lawyer who practices before the court made copies of the guide, wrote a set of notes and bound it all in book form.

Jack Metzler, an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, said he got the idea to sell reformatted copies of the justices’ style guide after he found it in the court’s library, thought the manual was fascinating and wanted to share it with the world.

The guide is a public document, created by the government, and so does not...

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