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Filing A Petition For Writ Of Certiorari & Brief Of Amicus Curiae To The United States Supreme Court – Part 1 of 2

July 11th, 2019 by

U.S. Supreme Court BuildingI was recently asked by a fellow attorney to research how to file a petition for writ of certiorari and a brief of amicus curiae in the United States Supreme Court (USSC). This is the first of two articles that will address, in limited scope, filing:ยน

  1. A petition for writ of certiorari in the United States Supreme Court, on review from a judgment or order entered by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  2. An amicus curiae brief at the petition stage

These articles will not address the rules pertaining to filing an amicus curiae brief at the merits stage or oral argument stage, a cross-petition for writ of certiorari, a response to any petition, an initial brief on the merits, procedures related to a case before the Court at the oral argument stage, etc. (more…)