Blog Post For : New York State Courts of Appeals
FRAP Rule Amendment: You now have 21 days, up from 14 days, to file a Reply Brief in Federal Court
On December 1, 2018, the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure adopted Amendments to Appellate Rules 8, 11, 25, 26, 28.1, 29, 31, 39, and 41. Significantly, the Amendments to Fed. R. App. P. 28.1 and 31 increase the time for filing reply briefs in appeals and cross-appeals from 14 days to 21 days. Certain Circuit Courts of the U.S. Court of Appeals have further clarified their adoption of the Amendments to Fed. R. App. P. 28.1 and 31 as they relate to their Local Rules. Fourth Circuit: Briefing orders issued on and after December 1, 2018, in civil and agency cases will…Read more
Re: Enlargements of Time in the First Department
Since the implementation of the Statewide Practice Rules, there has been some misinformation given to practitioners regarding how to enlarge time for filing deadlines in the First Department. Because the court continues to function using its term calendar system which predated the Statewide Practice Rules, the process for enlargements differs from other departments. Enlargements for the Appellant’s Time to Perfect an Appeal Like in other departments, appellants may obtain two enlargements of time as of right by letter application. No filing fee is required. The letters should be e-filed for cases which are electronically filed in the Appellate Division. For…Read more
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- FRAP Rule Amendment: You now have 21 days, up from 14 days, to file a Reply Brief in Federal Court