This section of the webpage contains a short overview of what appellate law is. It then contains some detailed and technical discussions on several different appellate issues. Many of these discussions were taken from the submissions of appellate lawyers throughout the country to CounselWeb's appellate law e-mail discussion list. If you have any comments on the issues on this page, feel free to use the submission form at the bottom of each page. If appropriate, we will include your comments on the webpage.
What is Appellate Law?
Trial Court Problems
Constitutionality of Appeal Bond
Certification for Appellate Lawyers
Complexity of Appellate Rules in Different States
Election or Appointment of Appellate Judges
Importance of Following Appellate Briefing Rules
Standard of Review
Alternative Citation Formats
Order of Statement of Facts and Statement of the Case
Reviewing a Long-Record Appeal
Oral argument for amici?
Right to Full and Fair Hearing
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