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 2018

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Brief in Opposition. Idaho Department of Corrections v. Fuller (No. 17-959), 2018 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 693, 2018 WL 1256177, Eric Schnapper, Ericka Birch, and Kass Hartstad

Submissions from 2017

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Crouse v. Caldwell, 138 S.Ct. 470 (2017) (No. 17-242), 2017 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2864, 2017 WL 3500042, 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), 2017 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 4102, 2017 WL 4918297, 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), 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 256, 2016 WL 304615, 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

Submissions from 2015

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Brief for Respondents. Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, 136 S.Ct. 1036 (2016) (No. 14-1146), 2015 WL 5634431, David C. Frederick, Derek T. Ho, Matthew A. Seligman, Robert L. Wiggins Jr., Scott Michelman, Scott L. Nelson, Allison M. Zieve, and Eric Schnapper

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Reply Brief. Hildebrand v. Allegheny County (No. 14-363), 2014 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3445, Eric Schnapper and Marjorie E. Crist

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Frew v. Traylor, 136 S.Ct. 1159 (2016) (No. 15-483), 2015 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3632, 2015 WL 6083505, Eric Schnapper, Timothy B. Garrigan, Timothy David Craig, and Jane Swanson

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Paske v. Fitzgerald, 136 S.Ct. 536 (2015) (No. 15-162), 2015 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2659, 2015 WL 4651685, Eric Schnapper and Margaret A. Harris

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Reply Brief for Petitioner. Paske v. Fitzgerald, 136 S.Ct. 536 (2015) (No. 15-162), 2015 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3941, 2015 WL 6748880, Eric Schnapper and Margaret A. Harris

Petitioners' Reply Brief. Rochow v. Life Insurance Company of North America, 136 S. Ct. 480 (2015) (No. 15-163), 2015 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3740, 2015 WL 6380972, Eric Schnapper, Erik W. Scharf, and John J. Cooper

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Rochow v. Life Insurance Company of North America, 136 S. Ct. 480 (2015) (No. 15-163), 2015 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2657, Eric Schnapper, Erik W. Scharf, and John J. Cooper

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Brief Amicus Curiae for the National Employment Lawyers Association in Support of Petitioner. Green v. Brennan, 136 S.Ct. 1769 (2016) (No. 14-613), 2015 WL 4381189, Roberta L. Steele and Eric Schnapper

Submissions from 2014

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Jones v. Thompson, 136 S.Ct. 2534 (2016) (No. 13-955), 2014 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 690, 2014 WL 546539, Jonathan Massey, Eric Schnapper, Mark Sabel, Peter Fruin, Randall C. Marshall, and Roy S. Haber