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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

New York Appellate Practice: How to Take and Perfect an Appeal from a Decision of the Workers' Compensation Board

Workers’ Compensation decisions are reviewed by the Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department. See Workers’ Compensation Law Section 23. This article is an overview of the process and the steps in taking and perfecting a Read More

Monitoring the Appellate Trends: A Closer Look at the New York State Unified Court System Annual Reports

Stability, evenness, predictability – these are ways, perhaps surprising to some, to describe recent trends in the state appellate courts of New York. Whether speaking of affirmance rates, total number of records filed, or m Read More