The NY Times has an interesting story about Ted Olson’s participation in the same-sex marriage case out of California. It isn’t particularly insightful, but this case could become important in the next few years so it’s nice to know a bit more about it.
The article does note however, that Olson has won 44 out of 55 cases, which is an incredibly impressive record. I have to mention though, that many of those cases came while he was the SG for a conservative President and before a fairly conservative Court. His record reminds me a bit of Thurgood Marshall’s record of winning 29 out of 32 cases, although many (most?) of his came while he was counsel for the NAACP arguing against a hostile Court.