Unformatted text preview: Supreme Court, it is highly unlikely that your case will be chosen to go before the Supreme Court because of the high number of petitions that are submitted for the appeals process. Of the thousands of case that get petition for hearings, about one out of every thirty six is selected by the court. In order to have your particular case heard, four Supreme Court justices have to agree to hear your case before it can be put before the U.S. Supreme Court. It does not matter what four justices agree on your case, as long as they agree your case can be heard. Derek J. Belton...
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- Winter '10
- Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. District court