What are Forms A, B, C and D at the Second Circuit?

When appealing a case in the Second Circuit, the Appellant must upload two forms to the Second Circuit’s ECF (electronic case filing) system prior to providing a scheduling notification pertaining to the appeal. Which two forms are required will depend on whether the case is civil or criminal. For Civil Cases: Forms C and D …

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Deferred Appendices at the Second Circuit

When filing an appeal in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, most Appellants file an Appendix accompanied by their Appellant’s Brief. The Appendix will include the documents to be cited to by all the parties in their briefs. However, local rule 30(c) of the Second Circuit provides that parties may file a Deferred Appendix as …

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Do the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments Accept Minuscripts in a Record on Appeal or Appendix?

Oftentimes, clients will submit documents for Records/Appendices that include minuscripts, which are documents that include two, four or more pages of transcript printed on one single page. In such cases, pages 30-33 of a transcript would be minimized and reformatted to fit on one page. As far as including minuscripts in the Record/Appendix is concerned, …

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