By Judithanne Scourfield Mclauchlan
Scourfield McLauchlan reports how contributors of Congress perform instances prior to the ultimate courtroom. individuals have filed amicus curiae briefs each time period for the reason that 1977. The frequency of Congressional participation earlier than the courtroom maintains to upward push, and it's now a fixture in preferrred court docket litigation. McLauchlan examines how usually participants of Congress take part as "friend of the court," what kinds of instances allure Congressional consciousness, what motivates Congressmen to dossier amicus briefs, and no matter if Congressional "friends of the court docket" impression perfect court docket decision-making. She explores the consequences of this development for the foundations of separation of powers and judicial independence.
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Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann, and Michael J. Malbin. Vital Statistics on Congress. : American Enterprise Group, 2000), pp. 20-21. See also Mark C. Miller. The High Priests of American Politics: The Role of Lawyers in American Political Institutions (Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press), 1995. 114 House and Senate Judiciary Committee participation will be considered in greater detail later in this Chapter. 115 Data gleaned in the longitudinal study also revealed that Members frequently file amicus briefs in cases involving “hot button” political issues, where legal training has little or no bearing on the decision of whether to join the brief.
C. 288 (1994), in reaction to the need for representation felt in the post-Watergate era. Charles Tiefer. ” Vol. 61 (Spring 1998) Law & Contemporary Problems, p. 48. A parallel office evolved in the House, when Speaker Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill made Stanley M. Brand the House’s General Counsel in 1979 with directions to begin representing the House’s institutional interests in litigation. 1 of the House of Representatives. Tiefer, p. 48. See also See Rebecca Mae Salokar. ” Vol. 20, No. 2 (Autumn 1993) Congress & The Presidency, pp.
Vol. 5 (2000) Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy, p. 1. ” Marc J. Poster. 95 Not only have the number of amicus briefs increased dramatically, but also the number of parties joining those briefs has risen as well. 96 The most common amici are state attorneys general, the Solicitor General, and organized interest groups. Nevertheless, this study also found a growing number of cases with Congressional amicus participation. S. Supreme Court was filed by Speaker of the House Henry Clay.