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OCTOBER TERM 1996
Reference Index
Contents:
Page
Statistics .......................................................................................
II
General ..........................................................................................
III
Appeals .........................................................................................
III
Arguments ...................................................................................
III
Attorneys ......................................................................................
IV
Briefs .............................................................................................
IV
Certiorari .....................................................................................
IV
Costs ..............................................................................................
V
 Judgments and Opinions ...........................................................
V
Original Cases .............................................................................
V
Parties ...........................................................................................
V
Rehearings ...................................................................................
VI
Rules .............................................................................................
VI
Stays ..............................................................................................
VI
Conclusion ....................................................................................
VI(I)
 
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STATISTICS AS OF JUNE 27, 1997
In FormaPaidOriginal Pauperis TotalCasesCases
Number of cases on docket..................... 7 2430 5165 7602Cases disposed of...................................... 2 2083 4606 6691Remaining on docket............. 5 347 559 911
Cases docketed during term:Paid cases............................................................................................ 2055
In forma pauperis cases.
................................................................. 4578Original cases..................................................................................... 1Total..................................................................................................... 6634Cases remaining from last term............................................................... 968Total cases on the docket........................................................................... 7602Cases disposed of......................................................................................... 6691Number remaining on docket.................................................................... 911Petitions for certiorari granted:In paid cases....................................................................................... 70
In forma pauperis cases.
................................................................. 13Appeals granted:In paid cases............................................................................. 4Total cases granted plenary review............................................... 87 *Cases argued during term......................................................................... 90Number disposed of by full opinions............................................. 87Number disposed of by
per curiam
opinions .............................. 3Number set for reargument next term......................................... 0Cases available for argument at beginning of term............................. 52Disposed of summarily after review was granted................................ 2Original cases set for argument............................................................... 1Cases reviewed and decided without oral argument ........................... 83Total cases available for argument at start of next term................... 48Number of written opinions of the Court............................................... 80
Per Curiam
opinions in argued cases..................................................... 3Number of lawyers admitted to practice as of June 27, 1997:On written motion............................................................................. 3120On oral motion.................................................................................... 1378Total................................................................................................ 4498
* Includes those granted after the Court recessed on July 1, 1996.
 
III
GENERAL:
Page
1995 Term closed and 1996 Term convened October 7,1996.......................................................................................... 1Brennan, J. (Retired) Died July 24, 1997, in Arlington,Virginia; lay in repose at Court July 28, 1997, funeralat St. Matthew’s Cathedral, President and Mrs. Clintonattended; burial in Arlington National Cemetery July29, 1997.Bosley, Dale, Marshal of Court admitted to Bar................. 548Court convened to attend inauguration of PresidentClinton..................................................................................... 467Dellinger, Walter, introduced by Attorney General Renoas Acting Solicitor General................................................. 161Ginsburg, J. Administers oath of office to Vice Presi-dent Gore.Matthews, William. Announcement of retirement after 40years service.......................................................................... 954O’Connor, J. Reads dissenting opinion (95-2074)................. 950Rehnquist, CJ. Administers oath of office to PresidentClinton.Reno, Janet, Attorney General, argued case (95-1268)...... 367Scalia, J. Wore beard during the Term.White, J. (Retired) assigned to CA10; assigned toCA9................................................................................... 128, 600APPEALS:Appeal dismissed as moot (96–63).......................................... 167Appeal expedited and case set for oral argument on May27, 1997; argued; opinion announced (96-1671)........ 743, 855,951Stay granted pending disposition of appeal (97–122) ......... 1001ARGUMENTS:Each side given 35 minutes for oral argument (96–511,96–1671) ...............................................................................645, 855Kennedy, J. Absentfororalargument,butwillparticipateon basis of taped argument (96–667)................................ 720One and one half hours allotted for oral argument(84, Orig.)................................................................................ 583