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The Twelfth Edition is the go-to source that addresses practical issues about appellate practice in Florida. Turn to this manual for guidance on filing a notice of appeal, determining which orders are appealable, preparing motions, and many other essential practice concerns. The manual covers civil, criminal, administrative, and juvenile delinquency appeals.
The latest edition includes:
- Appellate briefs and updated format and content requirements.
- Updated discussion of the Florida Supreme Court’s procedures and practices, including the Florida Supreme Court’s Manual of Internal Operating Procedures (rev. Feb. 18, 2021).
- Current judicial conflict over administrative appeals and judicial stays, and whether the withdrawal of a license has the effect of suspending or revoking a license under Fla. R. App. P. 9.190, entitling a licensee to a presumptive stay.
- Updated discussion regarding the abolishment of judicial deference to an agency’s interpretation of statutes or rules that it implements and Article V, § 21, of the Florida Constitution.
- New discussion of administrative appeals and the issue of mootness.
- Florida Legislature’s recent removal from circuit courts of appellate jurisdiction.
- Current judicial conflict over whether an order granting a Fla. R. Crim. P. 3.800(a) motion before resentencing constitutes a final, appealable order, and whether the postconviction court retains jurisdiction to reconsider its ruling granting the motion before resentencing.
- The record on appeal and the availability of unredacted records upon request, without a court order, under Fla. R. App. P. 9.200.
- The record on appeal and a new discussion regarding exceptions to the general rule that an appellate court may consider only those matters filed in the trial court.
- Motion practice and a new discussion of notice of termination and limited appearance.
- Motion practice and a new discussion regarding confidentiality of court records and Marsy’s Law.
- New discussion regarding oral argument and argument by video conference.
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The 11th Edition ISBN was 9781522192053.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 Three Cardinal Principles Of Appellate Advocacy
The Honorable Charles T. Canady
Chapter 2 Professional Responsibility Of Appellate Advocates
Raymond T. Elligett, Jr.
Chapter 3 Jurisdiction And Review
Craig J. Trocino
Chapter 4 Supreme Court Procedures And Practices
Steven L. Brannock and Sarah C. Pellenbarg
Chapter 5 Internal Organization Of The District Courts Of Appeal
Kristina Samuels, Mary Elizabeth Kuenzel, Mercedes M. Prieto, Lonn Weissblum and Sandra B. Williams
Chapter 6 Appellate Standards Of Review
Harvey J. Sepler
Chapter 7 Civil Appeals
John G. Crabtree
Chapter 8 Administrative Appeals
Stephen C. Emmanuel and Alexandra E. Akre
Chapter 9 Criminal Appeals And Juvenile Delinquency Appeals
Andrew Stanton, Maria E. Lauredo and John Milla
Chapter 10 Overview Of Extraordinary Writs
Jeffrey P. DeSousa
Chapter 11 Writ Of Certiorari In Florida
Chapter 12 Mandamus
Angela C. Flowers and Caryn L. Bellus
Chapter 13 Prohibition
Tracy Raffles Gunn
Chapter 14 Quo Warranto
Ivy R. Ginsberg
Chapter 15 Habeas Corpus
Stuart C. Markman and Katherine Earle Yanes
Chapter 16 Orders Subject To Review
Matthew J. Conigliaro
Chapter 17 Stays
Julissa Rodriguez and Ivy R. Ginsberg
Chapter 18 The Record On Appeal
John G. Crabtree and Ivy R. Ginsberg
Chapter 19 Preparation Of Briefs
Dorothy F. Easley
Chapter 20 Amicus Briefs
Dorothy F. Easley
Chapter 21 Attorneys' Fees and Costs
Tracy Raffles Gunn
Chapter 22 Motion Practice
Shari D. Johannes and M. Austin Roe
Chapter 23 Oral Argument
The Honorable Steven D. Merryday
Chapter 24 Disposition Of Case After Appeal
Wendy S. Loquasto
Chapter 25 Review Of Quasi-Judicial Decisions
Christopher D. Donovan