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  •  Distributed for Conference - what does that mean? (3+ / 0-)
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    Distributed for Conference at the Supreme Court of the United States

    The process is quite simple. Each week of the year, the clerk'€™s office distributes petitions, due for distribution to the justices€™ chambers, for a conference, which is generally held, if the Court is in session, 2½ weeks later. Each chamber receives a copy of each petition....

    Prior to the conference, the Chief Justice circulates a "discuss list"€ containing any petitions he deems worthy of further discussion. Each justice can add to the list any petition he or she deems worthy. Very few, if any, petitions on the discuss list are granted. The remaining petitions, as I have stated, are automatically denied.

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    Excerpt from this diary previewing the arguments in Wollard v Gallagher.

    "The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” — William Arthur Ward

    by LilithGardener on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 07:24:39 AM PDT

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