The Court has adopted a revised version of the Rules of the Court to take effect on July 1, 2013. Normally, the Court makes any proposed revisions available for public comment before making them effective. This time, however, Read More
Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division Third Department and Appellate Division Fourth Department: Key Differences in Record and Brief Preparation (Part I)
There are thousands of courts across the United States and each one of them has their own set of rules and internal operating procedures. Although the appellate process is generally the same, it is important to be aware of th Read More
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Scheduling Orders: “Automatic Dismissal” Language Actually Means What It Says
May 13, 2013 – The Second Circuit denies a motion to reinstate an appeal after a dismissal for failure to file a brief in compliance with a scheduling order.
The Second Circuit cites a history of case backlog, alon Read More