The Court of Appeals of the State of New York has amended its Rules of Practice relating to amicus curiae relief (Rule 500.23) to require that proposed amicus indicates if a party, a party's counsel, or any o Read More
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
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Monitoring the Appellate Trends: A Closer Look at the New York State Unified Court System Annual Reports
Stability, evenness, predictability – these are ways, perhaps surprising to some, to describe recent trends in the state appellate courts of New York. Whether speaking of affirmance rates, total number of records filed, or m Read More
Judges and Clerks of the New York Appellate Courts Present a Remarkable Educational Program at the New York County Lawyers Association, Sponsored by Counsel Press
On November 6, the New York County Lawyers Association administered an excellent eight credit CLE program entitled, “The Experts’ Guide to Appellate Practice.” At this program, accomplished appellate practitioners, clerks of Read More