Groups filing amicus briefs have several ways to capture the attention of clerks and justices.
Certain groups with already established credibility like the Office of the Solicitor General are known to have an impact on the court’s opinions through their amicus briefs.
The court receives briefs in large numbers, with amicus briefs leading the way.
Cases with broad national repercussions may garner 100 amicus briefs or more (one example of a case with over 100 such briefs is Obergefell v. With so many filings, the justices tend not to read each brief and may instead delegate the bulk of this task to their clerks.
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