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Filing Extension on Petition for Writ of Certiorari

Though Rule 13.5 states that extensions are "not favored," in practice they are usually granted on reasonable grounds, provided the application is timely. Most justices will grant the full 60 days, but sometimes only 30 days are g

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The Criterion for a Petition for Writ of Certiorari and Rule 10

The Supreme Court articulates its criterion for granting a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in Rule 10. The Su

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Word Count Limits on Supreme Court Filings

Each document must be accompanied by a certificate signed by the attorney, the unrepresented party, or the pr

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Formatting and Binding

Formatting and Binding Requirements for Supreme Court Filings

Every document must be prepared in a bound booklet-format on paper that is cut to 6 1/8" x 9 1/4". The paper

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