Supreme Court Practice

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3 Apr, 2018

All About Original Actions

2019-03-18T18:47:13-05:00April 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , |

The Supreme Court receives many types of documents each day for its review. Appeals to the Supreme Court alone encompass a lot of different types of briefs, including petitions, briefs in opposition, amicus curiae briefs, and reply and supplemental briefs, to name a few. Less frequently, but equally important, are original actions, which are governed [...]

13 May, 2010

What the Experts Say on Constructing the Argument Section for a Petition for Writ of Certiorari

2019-03-18T18:48:13-05:00May 13th, 2010|Tags: , , , |

This post is the first in a series of three discussing what Supreme Court experts suggest when preparing a successful petition for writ of certiorari.  The first will address the “argument” section, the second the “questions presented” section and the third, tips and techniques to use when writing the cert petition.  While Supreme Court experts [...]