4 Ways Amicus Briefs Can Support An Overall Legal Strategy

Law360 (September 8, 2020, 1:40 PM EDT) -- The first Monday in October marks the beginning of a new term for the U.S. Supreme Court.

The nation watches as the court announces its newest cases for the coming term and waits to see whether the court sets off in some new direction or provides some important nuance or guide in the administration of the law. An important part of the process that shapes both which cases are accepted for review and how those cases are decided is the role of an amicus curiae.

In cases of overarching importance in the court, dozens of amici curiae align themselves with the...

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