The Ninth Circuit has held that an Arizona law preventing abortion after 20 weeks' gestation is unconstitutional.
The Third Circuit affirmed, stating that the very purpose of the Rule 16 conference is to permit the trial court to assume an "active managerial role" in the litigation process.
Motions for extensions must be filed as soon as the need becomes apparent.
By David M. Cooper
The particular expertise of the court is an important consideration in how cases are briefed there.
By Kevin C. Newsom
What does the modern state SG movement mean for private-sector lawyers?
By Seth T. Floyd
A new associate need not wait to work on appeals.
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)
Appellate specialist Sonia O'Donnell explains the difference between an order and an injunction under section 1292(a-1). (08:51 min)
Oral argument is vital in the appellate process. Judge Joseph Greenaway outlines strategies for brief writing that will put you ahead of opposing counsel. (08:36 min)
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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