July 28, 2021


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Court ends COVID-related extension of filing deadline


In a indicator that the Supreme Court is little by little returning to ordinary company, the court on Monday rescinded COVID-related orders that peaceful sure procedural needs for the duration of the pandemic. For petitions trying to find Supreme Court assessment, the prolonged a hundred and fifty-working day filing deadline returns to the ninety-working day filing deadline (the norm under the Supreme Court’s principles). The return to the ninety-working day deadline applies to cert petitions trying to find assessment of any lower-court choice in which the suitable judgment or get is issued on or following July 19.

In addition to revoking the filing extension, Monday’s get involves the filing format (peaceful under COVID conditions) to return to ordinary shortly. Beginning on Sept. one, sure paperwork ought to be submitted in booklet format and in numerous copies as specified under the court’s principles. One copies on letter paper will no for a longer time be authorized.

There is nonetheless no word on resuming in-individual oral arguments in Oct.

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