Until now, the New York Court of Appeals had chosen to leave the length of briefs filed in that court up to the discretion of the parties and their counsel. As of June 22, 2016, that changed.
Under the newly adopte Read More
California Appellate Courts, 2016 Update on Mandatory Electronic Filing Procedures Part 2 – The Fourth Appellate District Division One requires Electronic Filing via TrueFiling
The Fourth Appellate District Court of Appeal has announced that, effective April 11, 2016, the Court will require mandatory electronic filing via the TrueFiling system. Pursuant to Division One’s Miscellaneous Order #031516, Read More
Historically, the time to file a notice of appeal has been measured from the date of service with notice of entry of an order of judgment that is sought to be appealed. See CPLR § 5513(a). Although it has always been good pra Read More
In one form or another, eBriefs have been around for twenty plus years on the market. As you can imagine, the technology/presentation has evolved dramatically over the years. From 16-bit software applications all the way thro Read More
The ability to narrow the issues on appeal “is the hallmark of effective appellate advocacy.” Smith v. Murray, 477 U.S. 527, 536, 106 S. Ct. 2661, 2667 (1986). “Experienced advocates since time beyond memory have emp Read More
Over the years, I have been asked hundreds of times to clarify the section of Rule 800.8(a) which states …“briefs shall not exceed the following limitations: petitioner’s or appellant’s brief, 50 printed or 70 typewritten pag Read More