Briefly: How Much Notice is Enough?

By Eric Magnuson

September 16, 2019

Over the course of litigation, trial judges make dozens of rulings that affect a client’s case. At the end of day, if your client is dissatisfied with the outcome, you have to file a notice of appeal, being careful to raise all of the issues that might impact the outcome of the appeal. Recently, the federal courts began consideration of an amendment to the rule concerning the contents of the notice of appeal, to resolve a lingering question about how much detail you have to include in the notice to cover all the bases. Read more about how much notice is enough. 

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Eric J. Magnuson


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