Blog Post For : Statewide Practice Rules
Are you complying with the Second Department’s new requirement to hyperlink your digital brief to all case citations?
Under the newly-enacted Statewide Practice Rule 1250.9, one digital copy of every brief, appendix, or record on appeal must be filed in addition to the requisite paper copies. For e-filed cases, the digital copy is through NYSCEF; for other cases, the digital submission is sent through the court's website simultaneous to the paper filing. Unlike in the other three departments, the Second Department’s Technical Guidelines add a very significant mandatory element for all digital briefs: Bookmarking in Briefs: All electronically-filed briefs should contain bookmarks to the authorities cited in those briefs. Those bookmarks should take the reader to a copy of the…Read more
Letter Applications to the Appellate Division: How to File Them
Under the newly implemented Statewide Practice Rules which came into effect on September 17, 2018, enlargements of time to perfect appeals and to file respondent's or reply briefs may be done by letter application to the court (or by stipulation of the parties). Appellants may seek 60 additional days to perfect the appeal on a first request and 30 days on a second request. In the Second, Third and Fourth Departments, respondents may seek two separate 30-day enlargements of time to file their briefs, and appellants may seek two separate 10-day enlargements to file the reply brief. Since the rules…Read more
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