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
Perfecting an appeal in the New York Appellate Division, First Department for the July 13th deadline? Up your game – get your appellate documents ready early!
Newcomers to appellate practice in the New York State Appellate Division, First Department should be aware of this Court’s term calendar and how the term calendar system impacts their appeals. In any given calendar year, the Read More
When the Only Law Available on the Issue is an Unpublished Decision, What Are My Options?
Imagine counsel representing litigants before a court. An attorney for one party takes a position on the issue. The court responds that, in a previously filed pleading, counsel had taken the opposite position on behalf of his Read More
Illinois Civil Appellate Procedure: Preparing and Filing Record on Appeal
In the Illinois Appellate Court, one of the first tasks the attorney for the appellant must attend to is making sure the record on appeal is prepared. The appellant is responsible for ordering the record on appeal and paying Read More