That averages to 18%.
My sense is that cert grants have been more common in the past couple of years, but data only up to 2009 can't confirm or deny that impression, and I am not quite interested enough to accumulate the raw data off the handdown lists or Westlaw.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Drawing on the posted reports of the Miss. Supreme Court for 1998-2009 (all that are now available -- hey, where is 2010?), here's a graph showing not the number of cert petitions granted, but the percentage for that year:
Thus blogged Anderson ... on or about Thursday, November 17, 2011