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29 Sep, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

2019-03-18T18:47:24-05:00September 29th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

According to the Supreme Court website: Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice, was born in the Pinpoint community near Savannah, Georgia on June 23, 1948. He attended Conception Seminary from 1967-1968 and received an A.B., cum laude, from Holy Cross College in 1971 and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1974. He was admitted to law [...]

9 Sep, 2015

Should I Skip the Brief in Opposition?

2019-03-18T18:47:25-05:00September 9th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

When confronted with a Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed in the United States Supreme Court, some attorneys will play the odds and let the Court deal with a Petition without even filing a Brief in Opposition. A Respondent may choose to waive the right to oppose a Petition that seems clearly without merit. This [...]

3 Sep, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

2019-03-18T18:47:25-05:00September 3rd, 2015|Tags: , , , |

According to the Supreme Court website: Anthony M. Kennedy, Associate Justice, was born in Sacramento, California, July 23, 1936. He married Mary Davis and has three children. He received his B.A. from Stanford University and the London School of Economics, and his LL.B. from Harvard Law School. He was in private practice in San Francisco, [...]

18 Aug, 2015

Deciphering The Circuit Court of Appeals Rules

2019-03-18T18:47:25-05:00August 18th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The rules and requirements surrounding the U.S. circuit courts of appeals are complex, but the people at Cockle Legal Briefs have become experts on them. Cockle Legal Briefs has been producing top quality legal documents for over 90 years, and our staff of professionals— experienced in the unique practices of each circuit—can help you present [...]

23 Jul, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

2019-03-18T18:47:26-05:00July 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , , |

According to the Supreme Court website: Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, was born in Trenton, New Jersey, March 11, 1936. He married Maureen McCarthy and has nine children - Ann Forrest, Eugene, John Francis, Catherine Elisabeth, Mary Clare, Paul David, Matthew, Christopher James, and Margaret Jane. He received his A.B. from Georgetown University and the University [...]

16 Jul, 2015

Common Questions In Circuit Court Consultations

2019-03-18T18:47:26-05:00July 16th, 2015|Tags: , , |

The filing requirements in the thirteen federal circuit courts are complex, and often confusing. In addition to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, each circuit court operates under its own set of local rules—mandatory practice standards that periodically change, and sometimes conflict with the federal rules—and the various clerks’ offices often adhere to unwritten practices [...]

14 Jul, 2015

How to Write a Legal Brief – Your Guide to An Appendix to Your Petition

2019-03-18T18:47:26-05:00July 14th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

How to write a legal brief. Putting together the Appendix of your Brief can be confusing. This blog will offer an easy-to-follow outline of what to include and how to gather the information. Some documents—like Petitions—have required Appendix elements. Appendix documents cannot simply be photocopied, but must be typeset to the same standards as a [...]

30 Jun, 2015

Today in Supreme Court History

2019-03-18T18:47:27-05:00June 30th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Today in Supreme Court History. On this day in 2014, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court held that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) cannot force a "closely held company" to cover [...]

21 May, 2015

9th Circuit Frequently Asked Questions

2019-03-18T18:47:28-05:00May 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Where can I find information about electronic filing and the Appellate Electronic Case Files ("ECF") system? All information about electronic filing and Appellate ECF is available at A list of frequently asked questions ("FAQs") concerning Appellate ECF is available at What color should I use for the cover of my brief? Opening Brief [...]