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 2014

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, Volume 1 of 2 (Petition with Appendix Pages 1a-563a). Lynch v. Alabama, 135 S. Ct. 53 (2014) (No. 13-1232), 2014 U.S. LEXIS 5672, Larry T. Menefee, Edward Still, Eric Schnapper, and James U. Blacksher

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Brief for Appellants. Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama, 135 S.Ct. 1257 (2015) (No. 13-895), 2014 WL 4059779, Eric Schnapper, James U. Blacksher, Edward Still, and U.W. Clemon

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Reply Brief for Appellants. Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama, 135 S.Ct. 1257 (2015) (No. 13-895), 2014 WL 5475026, Eric Schnapper, James U. Blacksher, Edward Still, and U.W. Clemon

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Debord v. Mercy Health System of Kansas, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2664 (2014) (No. 13-1118), 2014 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 1120, Eric Schnapper and Mark A. Buchanan

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. 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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Amicus Curiae Brief of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Supporting Respondent. Plumhoff v. Rickard, 134 S.Ct. 2012 (2014) (No. 12-1117), 2014 WL 507161, Eric Schnapper and David M. Porter

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Brief for Respondent. United States v. Wong, 134 S.Ct. 2873 (2014) (No. 13-1074), 2014 WL 5804278, Eric Schnapper, Tom Steenson, Beth Creighton, and Michael Rose

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Brief for Respondents. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, 135 S.Ct. 513 (2014) (No. 13-433), 2014 WL 3866627, Mark R. Thierman, Joshua D. Buck, and Eric Schnapper

Submissions from 2013

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Brief for Respondent. Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, 569 U.S. 564 (2013) (No. 12-135), 2013 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 946, Eric Schnapper and Eric D. Katz

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Brief for Respondent. Madigan v. Levin, 571 U.S. 1 (2013) (No. 12-872), 2013 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3187, Eric Schnapper, Harvey Levin, and Edward Theobald

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Brief for Petitioners. Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp., 134 S. Ct. 870 (2014) (No. 12-417), 2013 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2320, Eric Schnapper; Aaron B. Maduff; Michael L. Maduff; Walker R. Lawrence; Robert F. Childs, Jr.; Abby Morrow Richardson; and David L. Kern

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Reply Brief. Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp., 134 S. Ct. 870 (2014) (No. 12-417), 2013 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3416, Eric Schnapper; Aaron B. Maduff; Michael L. Maduff; Walker R. Lawrence; Robert F. Childs, Jr.; Abby Morrow Richardson; and David L. Kern

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Brief for Petitioners. Lawson v. FMR LLC, 134 S. Ct. 1158 (2014) (No. 12-3), 2013 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3164, Eric Schnapper, Indira Talwani, and Kevin G. Powers

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Reply Brief. Lawson v. FMR LLC, 134 S. Ct. 1158 (2014) (No. 12-3), 2013 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 4419, Eric Schnapper, Indira Talwani, and Kevin G. Powers

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Amicus Curiae Brief of Law Professors on Issue of Exhaustion in Support of Petitioners. EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, 134 S.Ct. 1584 (2014) (Nos. 12-1182, 12-1183), Amy J. Wildermuth and Sanne H. Knudsen

Submissions from 2012

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Brush v. Sears Holding Corp., 568 U.S. 1143 (2013) (No. 12-268), 2013 U.S. LEXIS 925, Eric W. Scharf, Wayne R. Atkins, Eric Schnapper, and Brian D. Buckstein

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp., 134 S. Ct. 870 (2014) (No. 12-417), 2012 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 4304, Eric Schnapper; Aaron B. Maduff; Michael L. Maduff; Walker R. Lawrence; Robert F. Childs, Jr.; Abby Morrow Richardson; and David L. Kern

Brief for Petitioner. Kloeckner v. Solis, 568 U.S. 41 (2012) (No. 11-184), 2012 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 1278, Eric Schnapper, Larry J. Stein, Antony J. Franze, R. Reeves Anderson, and R. Stanton Jones

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Lawson v. FMR LLC, 134 S. Ct. 1158 (2014) (No. 12-3), 2012 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2827, Eric Schnapper, Indira Talwani, and Kevin G. Powers

Submissions from 2011

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Amici Curiae Brief of the Children and Youth Advocacy Clinic in Support of Appellant. In Re the Dependency of M.S.R. and T.S.R. v. Luak, No. 85729-6 (Wash. Sept. 16, 2011), Lisa Kelly

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Brief for Respondent, Duryea, Pa. v. Guarnieri, 564 U.S. 379 (2011) (No. 09-1476), 2011 WL 175871, Cynthia L. Pollick and Eric Schnapper

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Brief Amicus Curiae of the National Employment Lawyers Association in Support of Respondents. Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 565 U.S. 171 (2012) (No. 10-553), 2011 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 984, Eric Schnapper and Rebecca M. Hamburg

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Opp v. Office of the State's Attorney of Cook County, 565 U.S. 815 (2011) (No. 10-1163), 2011 U.S. LEXIS 6893, Eric Schnapper, Brian R. Holman, Dennis H. Stefanowicz, Tara Beth Davis, and Susan Bogart

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Dellinger v. Science Applications International Corp. (No. 11-598), 2011 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2153, Eric Schnapper, Zachary A. Kitts, and John J. Rigby

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Reply Brief for Petitioner. Kloeckner v. Solis, 568 U.S. 41 (2012) (No. 11-184), 2011 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2894, Eric Schnapper, Larry J. Stein, Antony J. Franze, R. Reeves Anderson, and R. Stanton Jones