December 16, 2010
As the Supreme Court accepts additional cases for review and issues new opinions, Gibson Dunn’s Supreme Court Round-Up is summarizing key developments at the Court. Since the last edition of the Round-Up, the Court has granted certiorari in ten new cases. Gibson Dunn is Counsel of Record for Petitioner in two of the newly granted cases, which are summarized below:
Spearheaded by former Solicitor General Theodore B. Olson, the Supreme Court Round-Up keeps clients apprised of the Court’s most recent actions. The Round-Up previews cases scheduled for argument, tracks the actions of the Office of the Solicitor General, and recaps recent opinions. The Round-Up provides a concise, substantive analysis of the Court’s actions. Its easy-to-use format allows the reader to identify what is on the Court’s docket at any given time, and to see what issues the Court will be taking up next. The Round-Up is the ideal resource for busy practitioners seeking an in-depth, timely, and objective report on the Court’s actions.
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