Tentative Opinions in the Appellate Courts and the Chance to Make a Difference in Your Oral Argument
Division Two of the Fourth District in the California Court of Appeal uses tentative opinions. There is certainly an advantage for appellate lawyers because it allows them to focus on the main issues that the court deems impo Read More
There have been updates to the Court of Appeals Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, issued pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1913, and counsel is to be cognizant of these changes. Effective December 1, 2013, the fee changes listed below have t Read More
Appellate rules 13, 14, 24, 28 and 28.1 as well as Form 4 were amended effective December 1, 2013. Rules 13, 14 and 24 concern appeals from the US Tax Court; the amendments revise the rules regarding permissive interlocutory Read More
The Appellate Law Journal focuses exclusively on rules, practices and procedures of federal and state appellate courts nationwide. Edited by the appellate experts at Counsel Press, The Appellate Law Journal is designed Read More
Even after receiving a decision that is adverse to your client, you still have options. You may seek further relief from the Appellate Division or move directly to the Court of Appeals to seek leave to appeal in that court.
After you have invested so much time, energy and money appealing to (or defending an appeal in) the Appellate Division, little can be worse than receiving a decision that is adverse to your client. However, one should not des Read More