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29 Dec, 2016

Staff Spotlight: Sherry Fletcher

2019-03-18T18:47:19+00:00December 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

  Cockle Legal Briefs employs attorneys, paralegals, typesetters, printers, accountants, and salesmen to produce about 1,300 Supreme Court briefs a year and files documents in every Federal court of appeals in the country.  Whatever they do, whatever position they fill, Cockle people share a passion for helping their clients.  Meet some of the people who [...]

14 Jan, 2016

Friendly Persuasion: The Increase and Influence of Amici Curiae at the Supreme Court

2019-03-18T18:47:23+00:00January 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

  During the 2014-2015 Supreme Court term, amicus briefs were filed in 98 percent of merits stage cases.  A total of 781 amicus briefs – or almost 12 per case – were filed in controversies set for oral argument last year. “That’s more than double the briefs-per-case filed in the 1990s, and 12 times those [...]