/Tag: certiorari
21 Jan, 2016

Four Percent – Justice Scalia and Supreme Court Extensions

2019-03-18T18:47:23-05:00January 21st, 2016|Tags: , , , |

  A Supreme Court Justice may, upon application, grant a motion for extension of time in which to file a petition for a period typically not exceeding 60 days.  The procedure for obtaining an extension is to file an application with the Circuit Justice whose circuit covers the court whose decision is at issue. Though [...]

22 May, 2011

How The Supreme Court’s Certiorari Process Could Be Improved By Borrowing From Administrative Law Principles

2019-03-18T18:48:01-05:00May 22nd, 2011|Tags: , , , , |

Many have argued that the Supreme Court’s process for choosing cases is too secretive, allows too much influence to the Court’s clerks, provides too many opportunities to business interests and too little opportunities to public interests, and should be changed. To alleviate some of these concerns, scholars have proposed changes to the Court’s certiorari [...]