” It would not be prudent to grant certiorari to resolve a $100 dispute, when a litigant in UT-Austin’s position could settle and moot the case rather than incur the massive expenses of litigating this case to conclusion in this Court.”

December 8th, 2011

The Court has granted cert for cases with much less, though the University of Texas’ brief in opposition to cert in the Affirmative Action case makes a good point.