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Third Circuit Appellate Practice Manual, 3rd Edition (Thumb Drive/Book Set)

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Item Code: 08612-PBK


Authored by over 30 experts in the field of federal appeals, this practical guide explores appellate practice in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Topics addressed include: operation of the clerk’s office, mediation, electronic filing, preserving issues, motion practice, the scope and standard of review, brief writing, oral argument, post-judgment proceedings, specialized appeals, and more. Includes a detailed table of contents, indexes, and searchable thumb drive.

Summary of Contents

Part I: Introduction to the Third Circuit and Administrative Functions
Operation of the Clerk’s Office
Appellate Mediation
Electronic Filing

Part II: Getting Started
Now That the Trial Is Over: Preserving Issues on Appeal in the Federal Court System
Should I Appeal? Ethical and Practical Issues
May I Appeal? Basics of Appellate Jurisdiction and Writ Relief
Should I Retain Appellate Counsel?
Persons Who May Take or Participate in Appeals
The Initial Steps
The Record on Appeal and the Appendix
Motion Practice
Federal Court Certification of State Law Questions

Part III: The Heart of the Matter
Standards of Review
The Significance of Precedent and Identifying and
Selecting the Issues
Brief Writing—In General
Brief Writing—Formal and Technical Requirements
Amicus Briefs
Oral Argument

Part IV: Post-Judgment Proceedings
Petitions for Rehearing
Costs, Judgment, and Mandate Issues
Frivolous Appeals and Sanctions
The Effect of the Appellate Court Decision

Part V: Specialized Appeals
Criminal Appeals and Habeas Corpus
Immigration Appeals
Bankruptcy Appeals

Part VI: Pro Bono Representations and Appointments

Part VII: Unique Perspectives of Lawyer Turned Judge and Judge Turned Lawyer

Part VIII: Indexes
Table of Cases
Table of Rules and Statutes
Subject Index

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Practice Areas
Published: 12/1/2016
Pages: 730
Volumes: 1
Size: 8.5x11


Nancy L. Winkelman Esq.
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
Mr. James C. Martin Esq.
Reed Smith LLP (Downtown Pitts)
Hon. Thomas L. Ambro
US Court of Appeals Third Circuit
Cynthia M. Betz Esq.
McCarter & English LLP (Newark)
Robert L. Byer Esq.
Duane Morris LLP (Pgh)
Hannah C. Cartwright Esq.
Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center
Ms. Donna M. Doblick Esq.
Reed Smith LLP (Downtown Pitts)
Patricia S Dodszuweit Esq.
US Court of Appeals Third Circuit
Jay M. Evans , Esq.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Pgh)
David R. Fine Esq.
K & L Gates LLP (Hbg)
Mr. Kurt F. Gwynne Esq.
Reed Smith LLP (DE)
Ms. D. Alicia Hickok Esq.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Phila)
Mr. Nicholas M. Insua Esq.
McCarter & English LLP (Newark)
Brett D. Kahn Esq.
McCarter & English LLP (Newark)
Honorable Cheryl A. Krause
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Hon. (Ret.) Timothy Kimbrue Lewis Esq.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (DC)
Lawrence S. Lustberg Esq.
Gibbons PC (Newark)
David H. Marion Esq.
White and Williams LLP (Phila)
Mr. Bruce Philip Merenstein Esq.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Phila)
Honorable Steven Andrew Morley
U.S. Department of Justice
Danielle Therease Morrison
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Phila)
Alfred W. Putnam Esq.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Phila)
Hon. J. Nicholas Ranjan
US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Jason Rawnsley Esq.
Richards Layton & Finger PA
Mary Catherine Roper Esq.
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania
David Rudovsky Esq.
Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing, Feinberg & Lin LLP
Mr. Eric Andrew Schaffer Esq.
Reed Smith LLP (Downtown Pitts)
Ms. Deena Jo Schneider Esq.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Phila)
Ms. Elizabeth J. Sher
Day Pitney LLP
Mr. Joseph A. Torregrossa Esq.
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
Ms. Stella M. Tsai Esq.
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
William J. Wade
Richards Layton & Finger PA
Ms. Marcia Mary Waldron Esq.
US Court of Appeals Third Circuit
Kim M. Watterson Esq.
Reed Smith LLP (Downtown Pitts)