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Appeal from Attorney Fee Award Dismissed as Untimely

A recent case in the Ninth Circuit illustrates a procedural trap for the unwary in appealing a ruling on a post-trial motion for attorney fees.

SCOTUS Imposes Limits on Jurisdiction of Claims Based in Foreign Countries

The Supreme Court rules in Daimler AG v. Bauman.

Denial of Motion to Quash Third-Party Subpoena Immediately Reviewable

The Tenth Circuit held that the denial of a motion to quash a non-party subpoena duces tecum was an immediately appealable order.

Articles »

Consequences of Mootness on Appeal

By David L. Schoen

The factors the courts consider relevant in determining when the order dismissing an appeal should also vacate the previous judgment.

Don't Let Misconceptions about Appeal Bonds Hinder Your Client's Appeal

By Daniel Huckabay

It may be in the best interest of the client to provide another form of security to the court.

Young Lawyer's Corner: Those Pesky Rules

By Anthony T. Eliseuson

Ensuring familiarity and compliance with the rules is one of the important and fundamental aspects of successful appellate advocacy.

Sound Advice »

audio The Last 24 Hours Before Oral Argument

By Ted Hirt and Kannon K. Shanmugam

Advanced preparation is critical to the success of oral argument. Kannon Shanmugam and Ted Hirt discuss ideas for what to do in the final stages of the preparation process. (9:33 min)

audio Common Mistakes in Appellate Practice and How to Avoid Them

By Mark Fulks

Veteran appellate attorney Mark Fulks highlights some common mistakes during the appeal process, in hopes that you will avoid those issues in your practice. (13:21 min)

audio Practical Tips of En Banc Review

By Judge Angel A. Cortinas

Judge Angel Cortinas gives advice on how to get the court to hear your en banc motion and then review your case. (5:54 min)

Roundtables »

audio The Importance of Amicus Briefs, with Former Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court Clifford W. Taylor

A lively discussion about the importance of amicus briefs and how to use them to protect your clients' interests. (29:50)

audio The Supreme Court's First Decision on the Class Action Fairness Act: Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles

Learn what the decision means for plaintiffs and defendants litigating class actions. (1:01:03)

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