A recent appeal discusses the doctrine of "practical finality" in a suit filed against a Turkish arms manufacturer in 1985.
The defendant tried, and failed, to remove three separate times.
The New York State Court of Appeals held that the Department of Health overstepped its authority in enacting such a ban, and that such power belonged to the city council.
By Lara O'Donnell and Sonia O'Donnell
Whether you are a young lawyer, or a not-so-young lawyer, how do you tackle the first appeal?
By Peter E. Davids and Jeffrey A. Mandell
Does the Court have jurisdiction over an appeal from a circuit court's order denying a petition for interlocutory review under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f)?
By Thomas J. Donlon
The Appellate Practice Committee conducted a spirited and enlightening mock trial.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)