ABC's of Appellate Practice  PDF


 Table of Contents


Introduction & The Appellate Process      


I.          Initiating an Appeal                                                                                             

            A.        Filing the Notice of Appeal                                                                       

            B.        Late Notice of Appeal   


II.          The Record on Appeal                                                                                        

            A.        General Procedure                                                                                  

            B.        Legal File                                                                                               

C.        Transcript                                                                                             

D.         Exhibits       


III.         Briefs                                                                                                                    

            A.        General Procedure                                                                                     

            B.        General Format of Computer Software Briefs                                           

            C.        General Format of Typewritten Briefs                                                     

            D.        Contents of Brief                                                                                  

            E.        Appendix to Briefs     


IV.        Docketing    


V.        Oral Argument 


VI.        Opinion  


VII.       Post-Opinion Process                                                                                    

            A.        Post-Opinion Motions                                                                         

            B.        Mandates                        


VIII.      Additional Appellate Procedure                                                                       

            A.        Motions                                                                                             

            B.        Telefacsimile Filings       


IX.        Forms                                                                                                        

            A.        Notice of Appeal – 8A                                                                      

            B.        Notice of Appeal – 8B  (Unemployment Compensation)                  

            C.        Notice of Appeal – 8C  (Worker’s Compensation)                          

            D.        Civil Case Information Supplement