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Dec. 15, 2015, 5:00 AM

It’s getting to be that time of year again. No, not the holiday season, but the time of year when any new U.S. Supreme Court grants will be put off until next term’s oral arguments.

Grants of certiorari made after mid-January usually won’t get argued until next term, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Thomas G. Hungar told Bloomberg BNA.

Hungar, who is no stranger to Supreme Court practice, is co-chair of the firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group in Washington and has argued over two dozen cases at the high court.

That mid-January cut-off date was clearly in the...

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