Tag Archives: Appellate

Appellate Court Issues Groundbreaking Interpretation of Equal Pay Act

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Equal Pay Act (EPA) prohibits an employer from paying a female employee less at their new position based on their salary at a prior job. The ruling came in … Continue reading

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Another Appellate Court Holds that Faulty Work Constitutes an Occurrence – This Time Under New York Law

It is axiomatic that in order to obtain insurance coverage a policyholder must first establish that a claim falls within a policy’s insuring agreement before coverage under the policy is triggered. For construction claims brought under CGL policies, that frequently … Continue reading

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NAAC champs: Oklahoma wins 2018 National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Congratulations to the University of Oklahoma College of Law team of Johanna Roberts, Jennifer Hartsell Puckett, and Colby Byrd, champions of the 2017-2018 National Appellate Advocacy Competition. The final rounds were held from April 5-7 in Washington, D.C. Photos from … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait for the Appeal to Bring in Appellate Counsel

The New York Law Journal presents a piece by Orrick's Andrew Silverman (who's a double-Trojan so, yes, there's a SoCal connection), titled Don’t Wait for the Appeal to Bring in Appellate Counsel , which nicely incants the appellate gospel about embedding appellate … Continue reading

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Appellate Attorney | Should I Hire an Attorney for My Appeal?

Should I Hire an Appellate Attorney for My Appeal? The short answer is yes. I doubt you’re surprised by that answer. When is the last time, after all, that anyone heard of a lawyer turning down business? Truthfully, everything really … Continue reading

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