In this Issue: Our first newsletter issue of 2016 opens with an insightful article regarding the Appellate Division, First Department’s availability requirements for oral arguments. Next are two more Appellate Division articles. The first details the procedure for expediting the issuance of a Second Department docket number and the second is about appeal dismissals once a perfection deadline has passed. The last two articles delve into New York’s Federal Court—the Second Circuit. The first demonstrates how one may request an extension of time and the other illustrates how to determine due dates for Appellee and Reply Briefs.
Release date: February 2016
In this Issue: The final 2015 issue of Appellate Lawyer PREParation opens with a Year in Review article that characterizes this year as one of outreach and expansion. The following article delves into the process of filing a Notice of Appeal for the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments. Filing Fees at the New York State and Federal Appellate Courts are then discussed. The next article addresses the many questions that can arise in regard to filing Notices of Appeal when considering e-filed cases. The subsequent article goes into detail about the submission calendars of the First and Second Departments. This issue ends with an article that details how one can ensure that Co- and Cross-Appellants equally share in the cost of Joint Records and Appendices.
Release date: December 2015
In this Issue: The Fall issue of the 2015 newsletter includes numerous useful articles regarding Appellate Division procedure. These state Court articles discuss topics ranging from proper motion practice techniques to dealing with duplicative documents in a Record on Appeal or Appendix. This newsletter also includes two helpful articles about the Second Circuit Court of Appeals--the first is about Special Appendices and the latter demonstrates the difference between Records and Appendices at the Second Circuit.
Release date: September 2015
In this Issue: The 2015 summer issue of Appellate Lawyer PREParation contains several informative articles about Second Circuit procedure. The first discusses Deferred Appendices and the second demonstrates how to determine an Appendix filing deadline at the Second Circuit. This issue also contains several articles that touch on the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, which is located in Rochester, NY. The first discusses the difference between the more well-known 2105 Statement and the 5532 Stipulation. The second article that incorporates information about this Court compares the methods used to request extensions of time at the Appellate Division, Third and Fourth Departments. Lastly, since the important AD1 September Term is just around the corner, the 2015 summer issue also includes several articles that touch on the Appellate Division, First Department. The first examines a recent procedural change in the method of requesting an extension of time to file an AD1 Respondent's Brief. The last article that focuses on the First Department explains why the September Term is so crucial.
Release date: June 2015