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Janet Roberts

Special Report: At U.S. court of last resort, handful of lawyers dominate docket

Dec 08 2014

WASHINGTON The marble façade of the U.S. Supreme Court building proclaims a high ideal: "Equal Justice Under Law."

Analyzing the impact of the Supreme Court bar

Dec 08 2014

NEW YORK Our reporting team used a wide array of data and computing tools to produce the most comprehensive analysis to date of the U.S. Supreme Court private bar.

Special Report: Elite law firms spin gold from getting cases before Supreme Court

Dec 08 2014

WASHINGTON On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. A trial judge had certified a class of more than 1.5 million female employees who alleged systematic gender discrimination.

Special Report: In ever-clubbier bar, 8 men emerge as Supreme Court confidants

Dec 08 2014

WASHINGTON About 30 seconds into an appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall, lawyer Paul Clement was interrupted by a question.

Special Report: Elite law firms spin gold from getting cases before Supreme Court

Dec 08 2014

WASHINGTON On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart , in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. A trial judge had certified a class of more than 1.5 million female employees who alleged systematic gender discrimination.

Special Report - Elite law firms spin gold from getting cases before Supreme Court

Dec 08 2014

WASHINGTON On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart , in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. A trial judge had certified a class of more than 1.5 million female employees who alleged systematic gender discrimination.

Special Report - In ever-clubbier bar, eight men emerge as Supreme Court confidants

Dec 08 2014

WASHINGTON About 30 seconds into an appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall, lawyer Paul Clement was interrupted by a question.

Special Report: In ever-clubbier bar, eight men emerge as Supreme Court confidants

Dec 08 2014

WASHINGTON About 30 seconds into an appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall, lawyer Paul Clement was interrupted by a question.

Special Report - At U.S. court of last resort, handful of lawyers dominate docket

Dec 08 2014

WASHINGTON The marble façade of the U.S. Supreme Court building proclaims a high ideal: “Equal Justice Under Law.”

Analysing the impact of the Supreme Court bar

Dec 08 2014

NEW YORK Our reporting team used a wide array of data and computing tools to produce the most comprehensive analysis to date of the U.S. Supreme Court private bar.

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