Supreme Court Advocacy in Statutory Interpretation Cases

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3041Duke Law Events

Sri Srinivasan, is a partner in the Washington, DC, office of O'Melveny and Myers LLP, and his focus is on appellate and complex litigation. He has argued 17 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, including five cases in the past two Terms. Recent notable cases include Hertz Corp. v. Friend, Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder, and Skilling v. U.S. Mr. Srinivasan will discuss Supreme Court advocacy in statutory interpretation cases through the lens of personal lessons and ideas he has gained from cases he argued last Term. He will offer advice about constructing an argument, what to focus on and aim for, some dos and don'ts, and share his thoughts about Supreme Court arguments more generally. Sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Dana Norvell at norvell@law.duke.edu.

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