The latest edition of our new newsletter Supreme Court Insider has been emailed to those who have signed up to receive it. (You can register for free here.) Some of the features in this issue include:
-- A look at the practice of filing friend-of-the-court briefs at the petition stage before the Supreme Court.
-- Appellate lawyer of the week Conal Doyle, a small-firm lawyer from Beverly Hills who argued in one of the more poignant cases of last term.
-- Brief of the week, a petition for rehearing that might have a chance of success, written by D.C. practitioner Alan Untereiner on behalf of a British tobacco firm.
-- A Courtside item on this summer's Supreme Court-related legal thriller.
-- Comentaries on Supreme Court nominations by Miami lawyer Carlos Gonzalez and Roanoke College political scientist Todd Peppers.