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
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
New York Appellate Division, Second Department: Case Settled Between Briefing and Argument? Alert the Court!
Section 670.2(g) of the Appellate Division, Second Department rules requires that “parties or their counsel shall immediately notify the court” if a case is wholly or partially settled during the pendency of an appeal, under Read More
New Jersey appellate courts are moving closer to electronic filing of all documents. The anticipated rollout for criminal and civil appeals for attorneys who already have a Judiciary collateral account is Late Spring 2015 and Read More
There has been some recent debate over the value of oral argument in the California Supreme Court. Specifically, Professor Daniel J. Bussel, from UCLA’s School of Law, published a law review article titled, Read More