TITLE

Justice for All?: The Supreme Court's Denial of pro se Petitions for Certiorari

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Kevin H.
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;1999, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p381
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on issues surrounding the United States Supreme Court's essentially complete denial of pro se paid civil petitions for certiorari. Function of the Supreme Court within the American legal and political systems; Factors which influence the court's certiorari decision-making process; Legal and political implications.
ACCESSION #
2886817

 

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