Supreme Court Round-Up: A Summary of Recent Opinions, Upcoming Arguments, and Other Developments (June 15, 2012)

June 15, 2012

As the Supreme Court winds down its 2011 Term, Gibson Dunn’s Supreme Court Round-Up is summarizing the opinions the Court has already released, the issues presented in cases that will be argued, and other key developments.  The Court has issued decisions in over fifty-five cases already this Term, including five cases in which Gibson Dunn is involved.

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. 

To view the Round-Up, click here.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 

Gibson Dunn’s Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group is one of the nation’s leading appellate practices.  In recognition of its achievements, Gibson Dunn was named the 2012 Litigation Department of the Year by The American Lawyer for an unprecedented second time.  Appellate Group co-chair Ted Olson was named a finalist in the inaugural "Litigator of the Year" competition.  The preeminence of Gibson Dunn’s Appellate Group is also underscored by its placement on The National Law Journal‘s 2011 Appellate Hot List, which recognized 17 firms that "made exemplary contributions to appellate practice."  

Gibson Dunn has a strong and high-profile presence before the Supreme Court of the United States, appearing numerous times in the past decade in a variety of cases on behalf of the nation’s leading corporations, U.S. states, presidential candidates, and others.  Gibson Dunn has had more than 100 Supreme Court arguments among the firm’s active lawyers.  Moreover, while the grant rate for certiorari petitions is below 1%, Gibson Dunn’s certiorari petitions have captured the Court’s attention:  Gibson Dunn has persuaded the Court to grant its certiorari petitions nearly forty percent of the time in the last five years.

Gibson Dunn’s lawyers are available to assist in addressing any questions you may have regarding developments at the Supreme Court.  Please feel free to contact the following attorneys in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, or any member of the Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group.

Theodore B. Olson (202.955.8500,
Amir C. Tayrani (202.887.3692,
Porter Wilkinson (202.887.3709,

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