LexisNexis Practice Guide: Alabama Appellate Practice

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LexisNexis Practice Guide: Alabama Appellate Practice is a practice-oriented resource that assists trial attorneys in handling every stage of the appeal process from preserving issues for appeal in an Alabama trial court to filing an application for rehearing in the Supreme Court of Alabama. It provides detailed step-by-step coverage of the appellate process, including:
•Taking and perfecting the appeal
•Obtaining appellate review by mandamus
• Determining whether a Rule 54(b) certification is sufficient
•Positioning an appeal with appellate motions
•Staying the judgment during the appeal
•Preparing a winning appellate brief

Trial litigators will get practical information about appellate practice in the various Alabama appellate courts from Ed Haden, a proven Alabama appellate attorney with over 20 years of legal experience. LexisNexis Practice Guide: Alabama Appellate Practice gives trial attorneys critical information on when and how to file civil, criminal, and administrative appeals. In addition to winning strategies, checklists, legal analysis, and practical guidance, LexisNexis Practice Guide: Alabama Appellate Practice includes citations and discussion of key cases, rules, and procedures necessary to place the merits of a case before an Alabama appellate court.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 PRESERVING ISSUES AND ARGUMENTS FOR APPEAL

CHAPTER 2 APPELLATE REVIEW OF FINAL JUDGMENTS AND RULE 54(B)
ORDERS

CHAPTER 3 POSTJUDGMENT MOTIONS IN CIVIL CASES

CHAPTER 4 APPELLATE REVIEW OF INTERLOCUTORY ORDERS

CHAPTER 5 WHO CAN AND WHO SHOULD APPEAL

CHAPTER 6 WHEN, WHERE, AND HOW TO APPEAL

CHAPTER 7 APPEALS IN CRIMINAL CASES

CHAPTER 8 APPEALS OF ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY ACTIONS

CHAPTER 9 WHEN, WHERE, AND HOW TO FILE PETITIONS FOR THE WRIT
OF MANDAMUS OR PROHIBITION AND PETITIONS FOR
PERMISSIVE APPEALS

CHAPTER 10 STAYING THE JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE

CHAPTER 11 THE RECORD ON APPEAL

CHAPTER 12 BRIEFING AND ARGUING THE APPEAL

CHAPTER 13 APPLICATIONS FOR REHEARING

CHAPTER 14 PETITIONS FOR THE WRIT OF CERTIORARI

CHAPTER 15 ADVISORY OPINIONS AND QUESTIONS CERTIFIED BY FEDERAL
COURTS

CHAPTER 16 APPELLATE MOTIONS PRACTICE

CHAPTER 17 APPELLATE MEDIATION OF CIVIL CASES

CHAPTER 18 AMICUS BRIEFS

CHAPTER 19 WRAPPING UP THE APPEAL IN A CIVIL CASE

CHAPTER 20 WHEN YOU NEED AN APPELLATE LAWYER

Appendix A-1: Letter to Clerk

Appendix A-2: Notice of Appeal

Appendix A-3: Docketing Statement

Appendix A-4: Transcript Purchase Order

Appendix B: Letter to Clerk Enclosing NOA

Appendix C: Letter to Clerk Confirming Extension

Appendix D: Unopposed Motion for Extension

Appendix E: Motion for Pro Hac Vice Admission

Appendix F: Motion for Leave to File Amici Brief

Appendix G: Letter to Clerk Enclosing Additional Authority

Appendix H: Petition for the Writ of Mandamus

Appendix I: Petition for Permission to Appeal

TABLE OF CASES

INDEX