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Third Circuit Appellate Practice Manual, 3rd Edition (eBook)

Available: In Stock
Price: $126.00
Item Code: 08612-EBP


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 and indexes.

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 PracticeFederal 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
  • Certiorari
  • 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
Practice Areas
Published: 12/1/2016
Size: Other


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
Charles L. Becker Esq.
Kline & Specter PC
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.
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Phila)
Mr. Nicholas M. Insua Esq.
McCarter & English LLP (Newark)
Brett D. Kahn Esq.
McCarter & English LLP (Newark)
Hon. Cheryl A. Krause
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Hon. Timothy K. Lewis (Ret)
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Pgh)
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)
Hon. Steven Andrew Morley
Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley
Danielle Therease Morrison
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Phila)
Alfred W. Putnam Esq.
Faegre 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.
Langer Grogan & Diver P.C.
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
Paul H Titus Esq.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Pgh)
Mr. Joseph A. Torregrossa Esq.
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
Judge Stella M. Tsai
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)
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