In this Issue: The first 2015 issue of Appellate Lawyer PREParation features several informative articles. The first caters to attorneys who have lost their appeal at the Appellate Division level and want to try their luck at the New York State Court of Appeals. The next article lists the documents that should truly be present in a Record on Appeal. The following article goes into further detail regarding one of those previously mentioned Record documents--Memos of Law. Next is a helpful article about how to avoid having an AD2 argument date scheduled on a day that the arguing attorney is unavailable. The last article discusses subpoenas, a step that is required when filing an Appendix in AD1 and AD2.
Release date: February 2015
In this Issue: We open this year's end newsletter with a look back at 2014, a year that can be characterized as one of discernible growth and technological advancements. The next article discusses whether attorneys should secure oral argument or file their appeals on submission. Following that, is the answer to another conundrum--when is the right time to file an Appendix instead of a Record on Appeal? The next article is a short and sweet one regarding whether the Appellate Division, First Department will allow the inclusion of photographs in an appellate brief. The last article of the Winter 2014 newsletter is about the form a Certified Question to the New York State Court of Appeals should take when coming from the Second Circuit.
Release date: December 2014
In this Issue: This Fall issue of Appellate Lawyer PREParation begins with an article discussing the use of docket numbers in the Appellate Division, Second Department. The next is an article explaining how important it is to be mindful of the Court Clerks' rules and requirements. The third article demonstrates the differences in seeking emergency relief at the First and Second Departments, while the fourth article displays the differences between the handling of illegible documents in these two Courts. This newsletter issue is wrapped up with an article explaining that even if one did not get poor person relief in the lower courts, one can still file in forma pauperis at the Supreme Court of the United States.
Release date: September 2014
In this Issue: The second issue of Appellate Lawyer PREParation begins with an article featuring the many new developments at PrintingHouse Press. The second article discusses written and unwritten rules of AD1 and AD2 while the third focuses on the service and filing aspects of these two courts. To round out this eclectic issue are two final articles. The first zeros in on Records in AT2 and the last delves into Appendices at the USSC level.
Release date: June 2014