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Unformatted text preview: o 75% of the docket comes from the federal court system o 20% of the docket comes from the state court system o 5% of the docket comes from original jurisdiction Writ of certiorari asks the court to accept the case being appealed from a lower level o 8521 petitions to the court o 87 cases heard o 82 cases decided o The rule of four- four justices must agree to grant cert otherwise the cases are rejected...
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- Spring '08
- American Politics