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Petitions of the week, explained


The “Petitions of the week” post — like its predecessor, the “Petition of the day” post — features petitions that are likely to appear on the “Relist watch” list when they are scheduled for consideration by the justices. “Petitions of the week” are petitions that we have identified as raising one or more questions that have a reasonable chance of being granted in an appropriate case. We generally do not attempt to evaluate whether the case presents an appropriate vehicle to decide the question, which is a critical consideration in determining whether certiorari will be granted.

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