We have kept a close watch on the Atlas v. Whitaker case because it’s so close to what we handle on a daily basis whether the government is open or not. We covered the federal shutdown generally on January 12th, here, and we covered the Atlas case 12 days later as here.
Today we have a dialogue with Alan Gura, the famous lawyer handling the Atlas case. Alan is famous for winning the Heller case in the U.S. Supreme Court, and also for winning the Flying Dog beer case (about Raging Bitch as a brand name for beer). Alan has been named among the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America by the National Law Journal, and “has also argued cases before ten federal courts of appeals and numerous federal district courts throughout the country. … Gura also teaches strategic litigation as an adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University, and is proud to have litigated the demise of various unconstitutional statutes and ordinances.” He has served as counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, and as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California. He has also worked at a big litigation firm and served as a clerk for a U.S. District Court judge. Earlier this week I sent Alan some questions about the case,...Continue Reading Leave a Comment