Tag Archives: Appellate

Appellate Justices Offer These Tips to Attorneys

In May 2018, the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) invited the Justices of the First District Court of Appeal to meet informally with local appellate attorneys so both sides could discuss the court rules and practices they like and … Continue reading

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DJ appellate column round-up

Today's Moskovitz on Appeals column in the DJ has On Stipulated Reversals by Christopher Hu.Last week's DJ's Exceptionally Appealing column had Waking Dead Appeals, about  recalling mandates and remittiturs to revive appeals that ended.And the Xmas eve edition of the … Continue reading

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NY Appellate Court Upholds Variance Denials to Enable More Apartments for Student Housing

Petitioner owns property that contains eight buildings with one- and two-bedroom apartments leased to college students.  Petitioner sought to create additional housing on this property and applied first for 5 area variances, later withdrew 2 but continued with the 3 … Continue reading

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German Appellate Court Overturns Convictions of Two Rwandans Charged with War Crimes

By Evan Schleicher Germany’s top appeals court has partially overturned the convictions of two Rwandan men, Ignace Murwanashyaka and his deputy Straton Musoni, who were accused of aiding and abetting in the committing of war crimes in Rwanda. Their original … Continue reading

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Texas Appellate Court Reverses Sexual Harassment Award, Saying Jury Should Have Been Allowed to Hear About Consensual Nature of Relationship

In most Dallas sexual harassment cases, the parties are both of age – that is, above the age of 18. Sometimes, however, the complaining party is underage, leading to additional complications. Such was the case recently, when a mother brought … Continue reading

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