Chapter 16. The Federal Courts. Article III of the Constitution. Section 1.
The Federal Courts
> not hypotheticals
“The houses of lawyers are roofed with the skins of litigants”
When not directly finding good cases and good litigants to sponsor, groups may support litgants via amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs
> > > attempt to influence by argument, information, and new perspective/points-of-view
[six male and three female justices. One justice is African American, one is Latino, and two are Italian-Americans; six justices are Roman Catholics, and three are Jewish. The average age= 68 years, and every current justice has an Ivy League background.Four justices are from the state of New York, two from New Jersey, two from California, and one from Georgia.]