Get Review With a Little Help From Your Friends

February 19, 2018

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently filed an opinion in a legal malpractice case —Frederick v. Wallerich, No. A15-2052 (Minn. Feb. 7, 2018). What struck us about the opinion, even more than the substantive legal issue and the merits of the decision, was that there were three amici listed as participants in the case. It started us thinking about just how important amici are in the Supreme Court’s process. Our conclusion was that while amici may submit briefs that guide the court on the merits, their most significant impact may be in communicating the importance of the case and why review should be granted.

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