pt. I. The fundamentals of professional judgment. The appellate system ; Views from the bench ; Deciding to appeal: the client's needs ; Predicting outcomes ; Appellate mediation in the federal courts of appeals ; Finality and appealability ; Preservation of error ; Standards of review ; Harmless error ; Post-decision practice : rehearings and Supreme Court Review pt. II. Mistake and misconduct. Frivolous appeals ; Violations of appellate rules and court orders ; Appellate malpractice ; Extraordinary writs: "appeal" by other means ; Ethical dimensions of appellate practice.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-438) and index.
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