William David Burnside v. Walters, et al.
Case No. 12-7892 (U.S. Supreme Court)
Represented successful petitioner to U.S. Supreme Court challenging the Sixth Circuit's rule restricting indigent plaintiffs from amending their complaints under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear the case spurred the Sixth Circuit to overrule its precedent and remove its restrictions on indigent plaintiffs. (Case information and pleadings)