SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
OFFICE OF THE CLERK
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20543-0001
October Term 2000
WILLIAM K. SUTER
CLERK OF THE COURT
MEMORANDUM TO THOSE INTENDING TO PREPARE A PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI IN BOOKLET FORMAT AND PAY THE $300 DOCKET FEE.
This memorandum is directed to those who intend to prepare a petition for a writ of certiorari in booklet format pursuant to Rule 33.1 and pay the $300 docket fee required by Rule 38(a). It highlights the most common mistakes observed by the Clerk's Office. By following these guidelines you may help to expedite the processing of your petition. If you have questions, they should be directed to either a new case analyst or the Chief Deputy Clerk. This memorandum is useful also for those preparingappeals under Rule 18. The Rules of the Supreme Court were adopted January 11, 1999, with an effective date of May 3, 1999.