A white paper by Judge David M. Furman with Theresa Lynn Sidebotham, Esq. and Jessica Ross, Esq. which contains a basic overview of appellate practice in Colorado state courts.
Read more about the U.S. Supreme Court’s new case holding that a federal rule limiting extensions of time to file a notice of appeal is not jurisdictional.
Wondering how to file an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit? Read more about the appellate rules and what to expect here.
Can a court sua sponte grant summary judgment on a theory not raised by a party? In Oldham v. O.K. Farms, the Tenth Circuit provides guidance on Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(f)(2).
A multi-chapter resource about what you should do if your opponent files a frivolous appeal: Part One of this series outlines how to spot a frivolous appeal and discusses how the Court is likely to respond to it. Part Two discusses how to avoid filing a frivolous appeal and how to respond if you are on the other side of one.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals is now using NextGen CM/ECF for e-filing. Check out this post highlighting the new system and outlining how to take full advantage of it. E-filing is not that hard.
This post outlines the Colorado Court of Appeals’ holding on interlocutory appeals in Allison v. Engel, 2017COA43, and provides three practical takeaways for dealing with Rule 54(b) certifications.
A two-part resource about how to request attorney fees at the Colorado Court of Appeals, focusing on the required procedure for doing so.
A multi-chapter resource about when to file a cert petition, looking at how to evaluate factors that may it more likely for cert to be granted, as well as the strategy of filing for cert.
What are my odds of winning on appeal? Telios Law explains how standards of review used in appellate courts may help figure out the odds of reversal on appeal.