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ASSISTANCE PROJECT

Read about our work helping lawyers
with cases in the Supreme Court.

 

Latest Litigation Group Publications

DirecTV v. Imburgia: Supreme Court Gives Arbitration, Not Consumers, the Benefit of the Doubt
By Scott Nelson
(12/2015)
Complete Publication

The Fiction of the No-Injury Class Action
by Rachel Clattenburg, Scott Nelson, and Allison Zieve
(10/2015)
Complete Publication

Injury in the Stream of Commerce
Personal Jurisdiction After J. McIntyre Co. v. Nicastro
by Scott Nelson and Allison Zieve
(2/2014)
Complete Publication

Class Actions in the Supreme Court: Arguing Shady Grove v. Allstate
In November 2009, the Litigation Group's Scott Nelson presented oral argument in the Supreme Court in Shady Grove Orthopedic Associates v. Allstate Insurance Company. The Court ruled in our favor on March 31, 2010. In this article, Scott provides his reflections on preparing for and presenting the argument.
(7/20/2010)
Complete Publication

Getting Your Foot in the Door: The Petition for Certiorari
This article by Scott Nelson is a nuts-and-bolts introduction to filing new cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and provides guidance on what the Court looks for in petitions as well as pitfalls to avoid.
(4/5/2010)
Complete Publication>>

Opposing Cert: A Practitioner's Guide
by Scott Nelson
(7/23/2009)
Complete Publication>>

Title VI Disparate Impact Claims Would Not Harm National Security - A Response to Paul Taylor
by Michael Kirkpatrick and Margaret Kwoka
(Summer, 2009)
Complete Publication>>

Wyeth v. Levine and Its Implications
by Brian Wolfman
(5/24/2009)
Complete Publication>>

US Supreme Court Case: A Victory for Patients
Allison Zieve discusses the implications for patients of the Supreme Court's decision in Warner-Lambert v Kent.
(4/2008)
Complete Publication>>

Supreme Court Decision May Be Hazardous to Patients
by Allison Zieve
(3/2008)
Complete Publication>>

How to File a FOIA Request: A Guide
This Public Citizen Litigation Group brochure provides a general description of the federal Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") and specific guidelines on how to use it effectively.
(11/01/2005)

Complete Publication>>

Product Safety and Liability
by Daniel Mosteller an Brian Wolfman

(09/26/2005)

Complete Publication>>

Courting Change: The Story of the Public Citizen Litigation Group
by Barbara Hinkson Craig, Published by Public Citizen Press
(06/28/2004)
Complete Publication>>

 

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