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a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case

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that an attorney who is ostensibly opposing certiorari might use to
A second interesting feature of finality in the Supreme Court--and another point of entry for judicial discretion--is that a denial of certiorari might itself turn out not to be truly final.
Second, the aggregate voting data by Justice do not capture other factors that influence grants of certiorari by the Supreme Court, such as whether the United States Solicitor General is the party seeking plenary review or the number of amicus briefs filed at the certiorari stage.
To pick just one illustration, last summer I filed a petition for certiorari in Allred v.
This Court granted DaimlerChrysler's petition for a writ of certiorari (as well as the companion petition by Ohio and the city of Toledo), which framed the issue as whether Ohio's investment tax credit violates the Commerce Clause.
Hawkins' "[p]etition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of Florida [was] denied without prejudice to the petitioner seeking relief in an appropriate United States District Court.
Among those litigants who file paid civil petitions for certiorari each Term are several hundred pro se petitioners,(7) men and women who proceed, by right,(8) to represent themselves, armed in most cases with more determination than legal expertise.
Herman, senior partner in the Melville law firm Herman Katz Cangemi & Clyne LLP, has been appointed co-chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association's Condemnation and Tax Certiorari Committee for 2015-2016.
For more information about this case, the Writ of Certiorari, the Independent Voter Project and to read all court filings: http://www.
When those motions were denied, some appellate courts in times past have accepted immediate certiorari review of those orders.
The Supreme Court, recognizing that a split existed among the circuits on the issue of qualified immunity, granted certiorari.
This is a precedent setting case in that it is the first New York City Tax Certiorari trial involving a free market residential condominium," said Leonard Boxer, chairman of Stroock's Real Estate Practice and head of the Tax Certiorari Practice.
Throughout his prominent career, Cronin has represented many of the largest developers, property owners and national corporations in tax certiorari and condemnation proceedings throughout New York State.
3) That is, if a lower court denied a proper demand for jury trial, the aggrieved party could petition the appellate court for certiorari relief before the case went to bench trial.