LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Appellate Practice
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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Appellate Practice is a practice - oriented resource that assists trial attorneys in handling every stage of the appeal process from final judgment in a Massachusetts trial court to rescripts and further proceedings in trial court, rehearing in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and appealing judgments to the United States Supreme Court.
Trial litigators will get detailed step-by-step coverage of the appellate process, as well as practical information about appellate practice in the various Massachusetts appellate courts from Hon. Christopher J. Armstrong (Ret.), former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and Thomas J. Carey, Jr., both members of Hogan Lovells in Boston.
In addition to winning strategies, checklists, legal analysis, and practical guidance, LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Appellate Practice includes citations and discussion of key cases, rules, statutory provisions, and procedures necessary to place the merits of a case before a Massachusetts appellate court.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 THE JUDICIAL BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT
Chapter 2 JURISDICTION OF APPELLATE COURTS
Chapter 3 DECISION TO APPEAL: ESSENTIALS OF APPELLATE PRACTICE
Chapter 4 APPELLATE PROCESS: FROM FINAL JUDGMENT TO BRIEFING
Chapter 5 THE APPELLATE PROCESS: EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY IN BRIEFS
Chapter 6 THE APPELLATE PROCESS: EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY IN ORAL ARGUMENT
Chapter 7 THE APPELLATE PROCESS - APPELLATE DECISION MAKING
Chapter 8 SINGLE JUSTICE PRACTICE
Chapter 9 SELECTED RESOURCES