Authored by 40 outstanding leaders in the field, this practical guide explores appellate practice in the Third Circuit. Topics addressed include: Introduction to the Third Circuit and Administrative Functions; Getting Started; Motion Practice; the Heart of the Matter; Post-judgment Proceedings; Specialized Appeals; and Miscellaneous. Plus it includes an index.
Summary of Contents:
Introduction to the Third Circuit and Administrative Functions | Operation of the Clerk’s Office | Appellate Mediation | Electronic Filing | Getting Started | Should I Appeal? Ethical and Practical Issues | May I Appeal? Basics of Appellate Jurisdiction and Writ Relief | Should I Retain Appellate Counsel? | Persons Who May Take or Participate in Appeals | The Initial Steps | The Record on Appeal and the Appendix | Now That the Trial Is Over: Preserving Issues on Appeal in the Federal Court System | Motion Practice |The Heart of the Matter | Scope and Standards of Review | The Significance of Precedent and Identifying and Selecting the Issues | Brief Writing—In General | Brief Writing—Formal and Technical Requirements | Oral Argument | Post-judgment Proceedings | Petitions for Rehearing | Costs, Judgment, and Mandate Issues | Certiorari | Sanctions | The Effect of the Appellate Court Decision | Specialized Appeals | Criminal Appeals and Habeas Corpus | Immigration Appeals | Bankruptcy Appeals | Pro Bono Representations and Appointments | Unique Perspectives of Judges-Turned-Appellate Counsel | Table of Cases | Table of Rules and Statutes | Subject Index
Number of Pages: 622
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