Kannon Shanmugam Argues Prisoners-Rights Case Before Supreme Court

February 2015

On February 23, 2015, Williams & Connolly partner Kannon Shanmugam presented oral argument to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the petitioner in Coleman v. Tollefson, No. 13-1333, a case involving the circumstances under which an indigent prisoner is required to pay the full fee for filing a civil lawsuit under the Prison Litigation Reform Act.  It was Mr. Shanmugam’s 17th argument before the Supreme Court and his third argument of the current 2014-2015 Supreme Court term.

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