Author: Larry Ebner
Published: May 16th, 2020
Larry Ebner, founder of Capital Appellate Advocacy PLLC in Washington, D.C., handles appeals and writes amicus briefs in cases throughout the United States – including in the U.S Supreme Court – that involve the federal government or federal law. In this Law360 expert opinion article, Larry discusses a recent Supreme Court opinion United States v. Sineneng-Smith, which addresses the limitations that a “principle of party presentation” imposes on the constitutional issues that can be argued in an amicus curiae brief. The article further discusses how Sineneng-Smith may affect the role of the court-appointed amicus curiae in the pending case of United States v. Michael Flynn.
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