What are your thoughts on the Proposed Statewide Rules of the Appellate Divisions in New York?
Share your thoughts on the proposed changes by August 23, 2017! On May 25, 2017, the New York Office of Court Administration published proposed statewide rules to govern practice in each of the four departments of the New York State Appellate Division. The OCA requested that practitioners review the rules and offer comments and feedback no later than August 23, 2017. The proposed statewide rules are an attempt by the OCA, in conjunction with Appellate Division staff, to streamline and unify appellate practice within the state. Nevertheless, the working group codified the inevitable need for individual “Department rules” as being able to…Read more
General Considerations to Take into Account When Filing a Notice of Appeal at the Appellate Division, First Department
Filing an appeal with the Appellate Division can be daunting. From the litany of rules—both written and unwritten—to the nuanced distinctions separating the four Appellate Departments, an appeal can be dismissed for the slightest oversight. Accordingly, with the July 10th filing deadline for the First Department’s September Term fast approaching, AppealTech would like to highlight a few points for first time filers. Below are some general considerations to take into account. Do You Have an Appealable Issue? To answer this question, attorneys should look to CPLR § 5501(c). That provision states: “The appellate division shall review questions of law and fact on…Read more
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