What should you do to preserve issues for appeal and when? What exceptions apply? What are the most important post-trial dos and don'ts?
This Webinar provides expert guidance on the appellate process in both federal and state courts, from preserving the record through post-appeal procedure.
Appellate Practice Essentials begins with the basics of appellate review. The speakers then examine key procedural milestones in the appellate process.
- Preserving issues for appellate review
- The relationship of post-trial motions to review on appeal
- Obtaining a stay of enforcement
- Procuring the record on appeal
There is also in-depth discussion of strategies for appellate brief writing and practical tips on crafting an effective oral argument. The program concludes with a Q&A session.
I. Principles of appellate review
II. Structure of the appellate courts
III. Preserving the record for appellate review
IV. Review of interlocutory rulings
V. The relationship of post trial motions to review on appeal
VI. Obtaining a stay of enforcement
VII. Perfecting an appeal
VIII. Procuring the record on appeal
IX. Brief writing
X. Oral argument
XI. Post-appeal procedure
XII. Review by courts of last resort
is a partner with the civil appellate law firm of Horvitz & Levy LLP, Adjunct Professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and editor of the new book
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