The Pros And Cons Of The Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court justices have, since December 7th, fifty-five workdays left in the October Term of this year. This includes argument days, non-argument days and conference days. The Supreme Court will next meet in conference on January 6th of 2017 if their oral arguments are handed out on December 7th. There are only two qualifications to be admitted to the Supreme Court’s bar, which are that the person ‘must have been admitted to practice in the highest court of a State, Commonwealth, Territory, or Possession, or D.C. for at least three years’. They also must file a ‘certificate from the presiding judge, clerk, or other authorized official of that court’ and a ‘copy of the form approved by the Court which has the applicant's personal statement and two sponsors’ statements’. The fee for admission is $200 (‘Rules of the Supreme Court’). …show more content…
vs. Apple Inc, argued on October 11th, 2016 and decided on December 6th, 2016. The author of the majority opinion was Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The case was an unanimous decision, and it was ‘said that in the case of a multicomponent product, the “article of manufacture” for arriving at a damages award under the relevant section of patent law need not be the end product sold to the consumer, but may be only a component of that product’ (“Samsung Electronics Co v. Apple Inc.”). oyez.org is just one example of an internet source that publishes the Supreme Court’s

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