Several faculty have submitted briefs in cases before the U.S. Supreme Courts and other federal and state courts. Such briefs advocate for interests of the one or more of the parties in the pending litigation. Positions taken in the briefs do not represent the University of Washington or the School of Law.

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Submissions from 2023

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Brief of Tribal Nations and Indian Organizations as Amici Curiae in Support of the Navajo Nation, U.S. Supreme Court Docket No. 21-1484, Monte Mills, Heather D. Whiteman Runs Him, Dylan R. Hedden-Nicely, John E. Echohawk, Steven C. Moore, David L. Gover, Joe M. Tenorio, Ada Montague Stepleton, Morgan E. Saunders, Wesley James Furlong, and Sydney Tarzwell

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Brief of Law School Clinics Focused on Civil Rights as Amici Curiae, Portugal v. Franklin County, Washington State Supreme Court Docket No. 100999-2, David B. Owens and Civil Rights and Justice Clinic

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Brief for Respondents, Twitter, Inc. v. Taamneh, 143 S.Ct. 1206 (2023) (No. 21.1496), Eric Schnapper, Keith L. Altman, and Robert J. Tolchin

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Reply Brief for Petitioners, Gonzalez v. Google, 143 S.Ct. 1191 (2023) (No. 21-1333), Eric Schnapper, Robert J. Tolchin, and Keith L. Altman

Submissions from 2022

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Reply Brief for Petitioners, Gonzalez v. Google, 143 S.Ct. 1191 (2023) (No. 21-1333), Eric Schnapper, Keith L. Altman, Daniel Weininger, and Robert J. Tolchin

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Brief in Opposition, Twitter, Inc. v. Taamneh, 143 S.Ct. 1206 (2023) (No. 21.1496), Eric Schnapper, Keith L. Altman, and Daniel W. Weininger

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Brief for Petitioners, Gonzalez v. Google, 143 S.Ct. 1191 (2023) (No. 21-1333), Eric Schnapper, Robert J. Tolchin, and Keith L. Altman

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Gonzalez v. Google, 143 S.Ct. 1191 (2023) (No. 21-1333), Eric Schnapper, Robert J. Tolchin, Keith L. Altman, and Daniel Weininger

Submissions from 2021

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Amicus Curiae Brief of Professors Karen Boxx and Gregory Hicks, May v. County of Spokane, 199 Wash.2d 389 (2022) (No. 99598-2), Karen Boxx and Greg Hicks

Submissions from 2018

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Brief in Opposition. Idaho Department of Corrections v. Fuller, 138 S.Ct. 1345 (2018) (No. 17-959), Eric Schnapper, Ericka Birch, and Kass Hartstad

Submissions from 2017

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Crouse v. Caldwell, 138 S.Ct. 470 (2017) (No. 17-242), Eric Schnapper, Steven H. Goldblatt, Shon Hopwood, Marybeth Mullaney, and Jennifer Munter Stark

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Reply Brief. Crouse v. Caldwell, 138 S.Ct. 470 (2017) (No. 17-242), Eric Schnapper, Steven H. Goldblatt, Shon Hopwood, Marybeth Mullaney, and Jennifer Munter Stark

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Brief for Respondents. County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, 137 S.Ct. 1539 (2017) (No. 16-3690), 2017 WL 696103, Eric Schnapper, Rachel Lee, Leonard J. Feldman, and Sara Berry

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Petitioner's Reply Brief. Riley v. Elkhart Community Schools, 137 S.Ct. 1328 (No. 16-533), 2017 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 593, 2017 WL 712023, Eric Schnapper and Robin Remley

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Kirk v. Invesco, Limited, 138 S.Ct. 1164 (2018) (No. 17-762), 2017 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 4618, 2017 WL 5665441, Eric Schnapper and Nitin Sud

Submissions from 2016

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Reply Brief. Frew v. Traylor, 136 S.Ct. 1159 (2016) (No. 15-483), Eric Schnapper, Timothy B. Garrigan, Timothy David Craig, and Jane Swanson

Reply Brief. Alves v. Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, 136 S.Ct. 1838 (2016) (No. 15-971), 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 1644, 2016 WL 1529713, Eric Schnapper; Janet E. Hill; and John F. Beasley, Jr.

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Alves v. Board of Regents of the Univerity System of Georgia, 136 S.Ct. 1838 (2016) (No. 15-971), 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 448, 2016 WL 3695090+A14, Eric Schnapper; Janet E. Hill; and John F. Beasley, Jr.

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Brief in Opposition. City of Houston v. Zamora, 136 S.Ct. 2009 (2016) (No. 15-868), 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 1615, 2016 WL 1445907, Eric Schnapper; Kim Ogg; Scott Poerschke; Randall L. Kallinen; and Robert McKnight, Jr.

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Petion for a Writ of Certiorari. Knight v. Thompson, 136 S.Ct. 2534 (2016) (No. 15-999), 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 542, 2016 WL 447654, Eric Schnapper, Mark Sabel, Peter Fruin, Randall C. Marshall, and Roy S. Haber

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Reply Brief of Petitioners. Knight v. Thompson, 136 S.Ct. 2534 (2016) (No. 15-999), 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 1645, 2016 WL 1555013+A12, Eric Schnapper, Mark Sabel, Peter Fruin, Randall C. Marshall, and Roy S. Haber

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Lavigne v. Cajun Deep Foundations, L.L.C., 137 S.Ct. 1328 (2017) (No. 16-464), 2016 WL 5929996, Eric Schnapper; J. Arthur Smith, III; and Justin M. DeLaune

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Reply Brief. Lavigne v. Cajun Deep Foundations, L.L.C., 137 S.Ct. 1328 (2017) (No. 16-464), 2016 WL 9443770, Eric Schnapper; J. Arthur Smith, III; and Justin M. DeLaune

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Flowers v. Troup County School District, 136 S.Ct. 2510 (2016) (No. 15-1144), 2016 WL 1042969, Eric Schnapper and Ruth W. Woodling

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Lavigne v. Cajun Deep Foundations, L.L.C., 137 S.Ct. 1328 (2017) (No. 16-464), 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3646, 2016 WL 5929996, Eric Schnapper and Ruth W. Woodling