SOUTHERN DISTRICT’S

 

ABCs OF APPELLATE PRACTICE

      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