Breaking Stride: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals' Rejection of the Lockstep Approach 1988-1998
- Jefferson County's Ch. 9 Case to be Argued Before Appellate Court. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;2/8/2016, Vol. 1 Issue 34456, p21
The article talks about the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta hearing as to why the 2013 bankruptcy case of Jefferson County, Alabama should remain in force. It mentions issues such as Jefferson County's appeal on the 2014 ruling that allowed local ratepayers to challenge the county's...
- STATE SUPREME COURTS, STATE CONSTITUTIONS AND CIVIL LITIGATION. Brace, Paul; Boyea, Brent D. // Albany Law Review;2010, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p1441
The article discusses the influence of state constitutional content on the business of state supreme courts in issues concerning civil appeals. Less agenda space to civil cases is given by state supreme courts in instances where state constitutions are framework-oriented, state court systems...
- MORAL IDIOCRACY. Roane, Spencer // American Spectator;Aug/Sep2003, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p17
Focuses on the case Lawrence versus Texas, in which U.S. Supreme Court justices ruled for homosexual anal intercourse. Facts of the case; Laws on homosexual sodomy in the Constitution; Rationale for the decision on the case.
- WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF YOUR APPEAL AS OF RIGHT LACKS A "SUBSTANTIAL" CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTION IN THE NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS? Pierce, Alan J. // Albany Law Review;2012, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p899
The article discusses the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) section 5601 regarding the dismissal of appeals taken as of right for lack of substantial constitutionality. It highlights that appeal dismissal was criticized by Judge Robert Smith in the New York Court of Appeals case of...
- Keeping Courts Afloat in a Rising Sea of Litigation: An Objective Approach to Imposing Rule 38 Sanctions for Frivoli Appeals. Martin, Scott // Michigan Law Review;Mar2002, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p1156
Argues that the Rule 38 requires federal appellate courts in the U.S. to apply a single-step, objective standard that does not take into account the subjective state of mind of the appellant or the appellant's attorney. One significant danger of a purely objective Rule 38 analysis; Objective...
- Court of Appeal's outstanding case numbers hit record low in 2001-02. Power, Helen // Lawyer;1/6/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p6
Reports on the number of appeals and cases by the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal in Great Britain during the period 2001 to 2002. Applications for permission to appeal; Cases on costs and conditional fee agreements; Overview of diposed, filed and outstanding cases.
- Commission Recommends New National Court of Appeals. Hruska, Roman L. // American Bar Association Journal;Jul75, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p819
Focuses on the Commission on Revision of the Federal Court Appellate Systems' recommendations to improve the federal courts of appeal system in the United States. Arguments in favor of the creation of a National Court of Appeals; Mechanism for formulating, implementing, monitoring and revising...
- The Appellate Settlement Conference: A Procedure Whose Time Has Come. Benjamin, A. David; Morris, Eugene J. // American Bar Association Journal;Nov76, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p1433
Discusses the settlement procedures in the appellate courts in the U.S. Conference procedures developed in the federal appellate court system; Role of a court personnel in the procedures; Feature of the civil appeals management plan; Types of appeals and petitions in which there have been...
- Lawmakers Need to Create Intermediate Court of Appeals. Rogers, John // State Journal (WV);2/11/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p29
In this article, the author discusses the revisions in state's appellate procedure rules on the proposed creation of an intermediate court of appeals in West Virginia.