Supreme Court Advocacy in Statutory Interpretation Cases

December 1, 2010Duke Law News

December 1, 2010
12:15–1:15 PM
Room 3041
Duke Law School


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 will share his thoughts about Supreme Court arguments more generally.

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