Effective February 1, 2014, there are significant changes to many Second Circuit Local Rules. The amended rules include 25.1, 25.2, 27.1, 28.1, 30.1, 39.1, 40.2 and 42.2. (You may access the updated rules 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
New York Appellate Practice: Appellate Division Second Department and Second Circuit – Recent Procedural Updates
There have recently been updates in the Appellate Division Second Department and the Secord Circuit, and counsel is to be cognizant of these changes.
The Appellate Division Second Department is now requiring that a let Read More
Civil Appeals to the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – You’ve filed a Notice of Appeal, now what?
You’ve filed your notice of appeal and paid the applicable fee, but now what? Surprisingly, to the New York State court practitioner, when one files a notice of appeal, that is just the first in a series of filings before per 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