Petition for Writ of Certiorari

  • Question(s) Presented
  • List of Parties (unless case caption contains all names)
  • Corporate Disclosure (if filed by a non-governmental corporation)
  • Table of Contents (with appendix index)
  • Table of Authorities
  • Opinions Below
  • Statement of Jurisdiction
  • Constitutional/Statutory Provisions Involved
  • Statement of the Case
  • Argument/Reasons For Granting the Writ
  • Conclusion (not required)
  • Appendix Material (Rule 14.1(i))

Brief In Opposition

  • Questions Presented (if dissatisfied)
  • Corporate Disclosure (if filed by a non-governmental corporation)
  • Table of Contents
  • Table of Authorities
  • Argument/Reasons for Denying the Petition
  • Conclusion

Merits Brief

  • Questions Presented*
  • Corporate Disclosure (if filed by a non-governmental corporation)
  • Table of Contents
  • Table of Authorities
  • Opinions Below*
  • Statement of Jurisdiction*
  • Constitutional/Statutory Provisions Involved*
  • Statement of the Case*
  • Summary of the Argument
  • Argument
  • Conclusion

* May be omitted by Respondent

Amicus Curiae Brief

  • Table of Contents
  • Table of Authorities
  • Interest of Amicus Curiae
  • Summary of the Argument**
  • Argument
  • Conclusion

** May be omitted at the petition stage