California Appellate Practice: Procedural Defaults May Lead to Dismissal. Curing Defaults and Motions for Relief.
Long before briefs are due, an appellant has a number of required preliminary filings and fee payments. Failure to complete any of these filings or payments will result in issuance of a default letter that may result in dismi Read More
The Federal Circuit recently sent a mass e-mail to its CM/ECF users emphasizing the duty to file an amended Certificate of Interest (local disclosure form) whenever needed, rather than simply filing the updated disclosure as Read More
In Town of Greece v. Galloway, which was decided about two months ago, the Supreme Court held in a 5-4 decision that a town board’s practice of beginning its public sessions with a Christian prayer did not violate the Read More
Long distance communication has become key to the success of many organizations, and it is certainly the preferred method of business in larger cities. However, in Upstate New York, where a handshake used to be all it took, p Read More