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Unavailability for Oral Argument Dates in the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments: What to Do
Oral arguments are presented to a judge or appellate court by a lawyer (or parties when representing themselves) in support of the legal reasons why they should prevail. Oral argument at the appellate level accompanies written briefs, which also advance the argument of each party in the legal dispute. Oral argument operates by each party in a case taking turns to speak directly to the judge or judges with an equal amount of time allotted to each. A party may often reserve part of their time to be used for rebuttal after their adversary has presented argument in the First…Read more
Requesting Oral Argument: Procedural Aspects in the New York Appellate Division
It may not be the most glamorous of topics to discuss, but the procedural requirements of requesting oral argument for your appeal are important to keep in mind in light of the new Statewide Practice Rules for the New York Appellate Division implemented on September 17, 2018. As you work on preparing a brief for filing with the court, your assumptions regarding oral argument may not necessarily be in line with the new rules. Here are a few basics to keep in mind: How do I request time for oral argument on my appeal? Rule 1250.8(a) states that the upper…Read more
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