Confused by F.R.A.P. 32(a)(7)(A) and (B)? Many are. Here is the Answer.

F.R.A.P. 32(a)(7)(A) currently states:

“A principal brief may not exceed 30 pages, or a reply brief 15 pages, unless it complies with Rule 32(a)(7)(B) and (C).”

Have you ever run into the 30-page “brick wal Read More

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

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