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Re: Pavlovich update

On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 11:17:37AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 12:59:28PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > I should add that the brief that DVD CCA filed does need to argue that
> > they have good reason to think SCOTUS will grant review if asked; but
> > at this point, they do not seem to have actually requested the writ of
> > certiorari.
> Is there a filing deadline for formally requesting a writ of certoriari?

Looks like 90 days from issue of judgment of lower court.  See:

> Also, is there a timeline on how long the Court can take to grant or
> deny cert?  If SCOTUS doesn't do anything about it by the end of its
> term (in the late summer or early fall), does that count as an analogue
> to a "pocket veto", effectively denying cert?
> Or does SCOTUS always explicitly either grant or deny cert?

I believe they always expressly grant or deny review.  


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