SCOTUSblog on camera: Walter Dellinger (Part three)

Part Three: Advocacy

“Any answer that begins ‘Justice O’Connor’ when the question was asked by Justice Ginsburg is a terrible answer.”

Arguing the line-item veto case as Solicitor General immediately after the Supreme Court announced Clinton v. Jones unanimously against the administration; the high- and low-water marks of arguing before the Court; “sometimes hostile questions are friendly questions”; and preparing for oral argument.

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