The Record on Appeal — Part II

A former appellate judge’s advice for managing in the record on appeal and unanticipated problems like a missing or unwieldy transcript.

September 16, 2013

Last month I wrote about some basic but important issues regarding the record on appeal. Getting the record together and properly presented are crucial steps in every appeal. Fortunately the rules are, for the most part, pretty clear on what needs to be done, by whom, and when.

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Eric J. Magnuson


Chair, Appellate Practice
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