Practitioner’s Handbook for Appeals to the Court of Appeals, Fourth Edition
- Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman
Contents at a Glance
Jurisdiction and Background / Taking and Perfecting a Civil Appeal / Taking and Perfecting a Criminal Appeal / Alternative Procedure for Selected Appeals / The Brief and Argument / Concluding the Appeal / Motions
• Perfect your knowledge of the appeals process
• Hone your skills to guide your client to a successful appeal
• Get practical guidance on drafting the brief and preparing for oral argument
• Understand the history and function of the state's highest court
This handbook guides the practitioner from start to finish through the steps necessary for taking an appeal to the Court of Appeals, New York State’s highest court. Written by Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman (retired) and reviewed by members of NYSBA’s Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction, this book covers taking and perfecting civil and criminal appeals, the procedure used for expedited disposition, rules covering the briefs and arguments, publication of the decision and remittitur, and motion practice in the Court of Appeals. Appellate counsel will find the detailed yet concise discussion invaluable as they proceed with an appeal. The new Fourth Edition contains an updated discussion of the case and statutory references.
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- October 28, 2021
- 262 pages