The Dwindling Cert. Docket: Why Are Fewer Paid Petitions Being Filed?

2019-03-18T18:47:56-05:00July 17th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , |

With the start of the summer recess, the Supreme Court discontinued use of the 2010 Term docket numbers, ending with number 10-1558—a petition for mandamus filed by firefighter Frank Ricci. Yes, that Frank Ricci. For the fifth straight year, the number of paid petitions for certiorari, mandamus and original habeas corpus filed [...]