What does the Solicitor General do?

12.04.2020 - By Civics 101

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The Solicitor General represents the United States in cases that make it to the Supreme Court, and they’re also highly influential with the court itself. So what does it mean to be the lawyer for the U.S. and a near-honorary member of the Supreme Court? How does the SG maintain the line between Executive Branch and Judiciary? Professor Amy Steigerwalt lets us in on it.

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