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Old August 21, 2019, 08:35 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by Spats McGee View Post
I can't give you any data on how often mootness challenges succeed. I'd venture to say "not very often" at the SCOTUS level. Once SCOTUS decides that the case is important enough to hear, I doubt they really want for it be mooted out.
I suspect some might want to accept the mootness argument just because the law NYC may be forced to defend is so absurd and indefensible. The same reason the City and State acted to try to moot the case, I believe.
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