Bloomberg Law
Oct. 26, 2020, 9:31 AM

Trump v. Biden: Campaigns Lure Dream Teams for High Court Fight

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

The Trump and Biden campaigns will have short lists of Supreme Court litigators to choose from if the election prompts a Bush v. Gore style legal dispute, court watchers say.

William Consovoy, a conservative elections lawyer whose star is rising on the Trump team, and former Obama-era Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr., are among the leading contenders.

The high court appears more likely to play a role in the outcome of the presidential race than any time since 2000, given the hundreds of election-related cases winding their way through federal and state courts. As some voters balk at going to ...

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