The Court issued its decision in Gelboim v. Bank of America.
That case raises the issue of whether a defendant seeking removal to federal court is required to include evidence supporting federal jurisdiction in the notice of removal.
That case raises the issue of whether a prisoner be prevented from growing a beard for religious reasons.
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.
Dallas litigator Kelli Bills reviews some of the latest rulings from around the country regarding Rule 50 motions. (11:07 min.)
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.)
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)
The Appellate Practice Committee is sponsoring two programs at the upcoming Section Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. Read more.
In March, we will have an open call in which all members, not just the committee and subcommittee chairs, can call in and participate. Read more.