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18 Jan, 2017

Filing a Supreme Court Brief in Opposition in 8 ½- by 11-Inch Format

2019-03-18T18:47:19-05:00January 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The Supreme Court provides two avenues for paper filings: (one) booklet format, and (two) 8 ½- by 11-inch format.  The Court even keeps separate public dockets for these types of cases.  Booklet format filings begin at docket number “__-1” and 8 ½- by 11-inch format, better known as in forma pauperis (IFP) filings, begin at [...]

26 Jan, 2016

Little Sisters of the Poor – Supreme Court Amici Covers and Service

2019-03-18T18:47:23-05:00January 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

Last November, the Supreme Court granted cert. review of the latest in a long series of challenges to the so-called birth-control mandate of the Affordable Care Act.  Petitioners have argued that the mandate places a burden on their religious exercise, even with an accommodation from the government.  All seven cases -- Nos. 14-1418, 14-1453, 14-1505, [...]

28 Jul, 2015

Staff Spotlight: Andy Cockle

2019-03-18T18:47:25-05:00July 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Cockle Legal Briefs employs attorneys, paralegals, typesetters, printers, accountants, and salesmen to produce about 1,300 Supreme Court briefs a year and files documents in every Federal court of appeals in the country.  Whatever they do, whatever position they fill, Cockle people share a passion for helping their clients.  Meet some of the people who work [...]

11 Jun, 2015

Cockle Staff Spotlight: Mathew Planalp

2019-03-18T18:47:27-05:00June 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Where Did You Grow Up? Bozeman, Montana. Job Title: Document Analyst and Blogger. What I Actually Do At Cockle: Assist some of the brightest legal minds in the country in navigating the intricate and often vague rules of the United States Supreme Court.  Time In Position: 3 and ½ years.  Education: JD from Creighton University, BS from [...]