The Yale Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic represents parties and amici curiae at the certiorari and merits stages of Supreme Court litigation. The Clinic has also litigated rehearing petitions in the Courts of Appeals on limited occasions.

The Supreme Court's year is organized into Terms, each beginning the first Monday in October. Below are links to each of the Clinic's filings, organized by Term in which the case was heard. Where a case was argued on the merits, it appears in the Term in which it was argued, even if the petition for certiorari was filed in an earlier Term.

For other filings in merits cases, we recommend SCOTUSblog and the ABA brief archive. The Supreme Court's rulings and orders, as well as transcripts of oral arguments, are available on its own web site. Recordings of oral arguments and other documents are available from the Oyez Project.

October Term 2015

October Term 2014

October Term 2013

October Term 2012

October Term 2011

October Term 2010

October Term 2009

October Term 2008

October Term 2007

October Term 2006

  • City of Bridgeport v. Russo, No. 06-1575: Brief for Respondent in Opposition (certiorari denied)
  • Jones v. Peralta, No. 06-1307: Respondent's Brief in Opposition (certiorari denied)
  • Golphin v. Florida, No. 06-1251: Petition for a Writ of Certiorari and Reply (certiorari denied)
  • Brooks v. Vassar, No. 06-1111: Petition for a Writ of Certiorari (certiorari denied)
  • United States v. Wilk, No. 06-672: Brief of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner (certiorari denied)
  • Sole v. Wyner, No. 06-531: Brief of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the Center for Inquiry, the Center for Public Representation, the Institute for Justice, Liberty Legal Institute, People for the American Way Foundation, Public Citizen, and teh Rutherford Institute as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents
  • Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc., No. 06-157: Brief for Respondents
  • Permanent Mission of India v. City of New York, No. 06-134: Brief of the International Municipal Lawyers Association and U.S. Conference of Mayors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent
  • Scott v. Harris, No. 05-1631: Brief of the National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, Council of State Governments, International City/County Management Association, U.S. Conference of Mayors, and International Municipal Lawyers Association as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioner
  • Gonzales v. Duenas-Alvarez, No. 05-1629: Brief of National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent
  • Schriro v. Landrigan, No. 05-1575: Brief of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent

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