Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Why Is the U.S. Supreme Court Deciding Fewer Cases?

One of the most discussed appellate developments of the past two decades is the fact that the United States Supreme Court is granting far fewer certiorari petitions than it did in the 1980s. Many explanations have been offered over the years.

Now Adam Liptak, who covers legal affairs for The New York Times, reports on the explanations presented at a conference which explored the issue at Yale Law School. His article can be found here.

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