Frequently Asked Questions

Legal Printers

A. First, there is no page count limitation for Supreme Court submissions, instead there is a word limit that varies by the type of document – more for a Petition for Certiorari, less for an Amicus Brief. Second, you must use a font in the Century family, e.g., Century Schoolbook, New Century Schoolbook (but not Century Gothic), etc. You may not use the default Times New Roman. And the point size must be 12 points for the body and 10 points for footnotes. The most significant difference is the booklet style the Court requires, using heavier weight paper cut to a specific size. There are other, less obvious requirements as well.

A. Yes.