The D.C. Circuit Offers an Innovative Way to Fight “Link Rot”
In a July 30, 2015 press release, The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit announced a new program designed to preserve web-based information cited by the Court in its decisions. (Please Read More
Murder Your Darlings: Always Abide By Word-Count Limitations in the Federal Appellate Courts
“Murder your darlings” is a quotation often attributed to William Faulkner. Not an exhortation to commit homicide, the famous author is observing that good writing often requires striking cherished sentences.
This Read More
Practice Tips And Commentary From The Bench: New York Appellate Division, First Department Justices Shed Light On What Appeals To Them
On June 1, 2015, the New York State Bar Association co-sponsored a continuing legal education program entitled Meet the Justices of the Appellate Division, First Department at the majestic courthouse. The discu Read More
New York Appellate Practice: How Does a Motion for Reargument Affect My Appeal? Common Pitfalls to Identify, Avoid or Escape in the State Appellate Courts
Often, an appellate practitioner must contend with a motion for reargument made in the lower court and its effects on the appellate proc Read More
California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One: New Rule Change, Effective July 1, 2015
Starting on July 1, 2015, California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One, will require mandatory e-filing of all original proceedings other than writs subject to California Rules of Court, rules 8.450 thr Read More
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit: Rule Changes Effective June 1, 2015 – Changes include updates to rules impacted by e-filing.
Changes to Circuit Rules 1, 25, 26, 28, 31, 32, 47.1 and 47.2 have been adopted and effective June 1, 2015. The announcements and final orders can be found on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia website: Read More