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Appeal

A request to a higher court to review a previously completed criminal or civil case. In general, only one of the parties involved in the original case may appeal it.
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of the appellate briefs filed by both parties with the Supreme Court.
Recognizing this reality, appellate brief writers must provide appellate courts with clear, concise directions to the results that favor their clients.
The parties' appellate briefs in a case holding that the FTCA's intentional tort exception did not apply to a claim that a government-employed psychologist had mismanaged a patient-therapist relationship.
The summary of the argument is another important section of the appellate brief that should not be overlooked, because it offers the appellate court the first glimpse of the arguments on appeal--the heart of the appellate brief.
Aside from electronic filing and the occasional hyperlink, why has the appellate brief been exempt from similar changes?
Scheb, Stating the Case and Facts: Foundation of the Appellate Brief 32 STETSON L.
Without a strong appellate brief, it is going to be hard to win your case.
Sandridge noted that participants prepare an appellate brief ahead of time on a selected topic, and the brief is critiqued by Stetson faculty.
13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice ("DOJ"), on behalf of the United States of America, filed a fifth motion to extend the deadline for filing its initial appellate brief, which was due to expire on August 13, 2012 to August 31, 2012.
The plaintiff's appellate brief in a case holding that a guarantor could not be compelled to arbitrate his liability under an arbitration clause in the underlying contract even though his agreement was in the same document.
The standard of review may be the most important aspect of an appellate brief, but many practitioners overlook or otherwise fail to address this critical aspect of the argument.
1999) (imposing sanction where lawyer referred in appellate brief to deposition taken after appeal filed).