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Paul Collins Comments About How Much Influence Do Amicus Briefs Tied To Military Interests Have On The Supreme Court?

Some of the biggest issues to come before the Supreme Court in recent weeks – from affirmative action to LGBTQ rights – have featured a common theme on their dockets: They've drawn the interest of groups with ties to the military. Paul Collins, Professor of Political Science and Legal Studies comments: “It’s not clear that the military briefs have any special influence, but I have a strong sense they likely get closer consideration than the average amicus brief.” (USA Today, 12/13/22)

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