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17 Sep, 2018

Supreme Court Motion Practice

2019-03-18T18:47:12+00:00September 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Supreme Court Rule 21 governs motion practice, which often involves routine matters of procedure that don’t go to the merits of a case.  Counsel is advised to concisely state what relief is requested and the reason it should be granted.  These filings are either acted upon directly by the Clerk’s Office or forwarded to the Justices for [...]

17 Mar, 2015

Supreme Court Motion and Application Practice

2019-03-18T18:47:29+00:00March 17th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

  Most motions and applications made to the Supreme Court involve routine matters of procedure that don’t go to the merits of a case – such as a request for enlargement of a filing deadline or to dispense with the preparation of the joint appendix.  Rules 21 and 22 generally govern these submissions.  Counsel is [...]