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New York Appellate Practice: How Does a Motion for Reargument Affect My Appeal? Common Pitfalls to Identify, Avoid or Escape in the State Appellate Courts

Often, an appellate practitioner must contend with a motion for reargument made in the lower court and its effects on the appellate proc Read More

When the Only Law Available on the Issue is an Unpublished Decision, What Are My Options?

Imagine counsel representing litigants before a court. An attorney for one party takes a position on the issue. The court responds that, in a previously filed pleading, counsel had taken the opposite position on behalf of his Read More

What is the Value of Oral Argument in the California Supreme Court?

There has been some recent debate over the value of oral argument in the California Supreme Court. Specifically, Professor Daniel J. Bussel, from UCLA’s School of Law, published a law review article titled, Read More