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11 Jan, 2017

An Introduction to the Supreme Court, Part III

2019-03-18T18:47:19+00:00January 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Part Three: Advancing to a Decision In the first part of our three-part series, we looked at the Bench and the Bar.  In our second part, we discussed filing in the Supreme Court.  Finally, we look at how the Court arrives at a decision. A.            Oral Argument Oral argument is conducted from October through April [...]

4 Nov, 2014

An Introduction to the Supreme Court

2019-03-18T18:47:32+00:00November 4th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

  The Supreme Court is often described as distinctly American in concept and function.  We look to it as the last resort when seeking justice, equality, and validation of our political views.  It’s where we wage our most serious legal battles – from voting disputes and privacy issues to establishing the rights of young and [...]