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28 Jan, 2016

How Our Circuit Court of Appeals Experts Can Help You

2019-03-18T18:47:23-05:00January 28th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Not only can Cockle Legal Briefs help you prepare and file your Briefs in the United States Supreme Court, we can also help you prepare and file Appellate Briefs in the Second Circuit, the Fifth Circuit, the Ninth Circuit, or any of the thirteen Federal Circuit Courts. The filing requirements in the thirteen Federal Circuit Courts are complex, and often [...]

19 Nov, 2015

5th Circuit Court of Appeals: Record Excerpts

2019-03-18T18:47:24-05:00November 19th, 2015|

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals—like all of the federal circuit courts—uses both the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP), as well as its own set of local rules. One important deviation from the FRAP in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is the record excerpt requirement. FRAP Rule 30 requires the appellant to file an appendix that includes [...]

6 Oct, 2015

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Information

2019-03-18T18:47:24-05:00October 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is located in San Francisco, California, and serves Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Below are a few unique rules and attributes of the 9th Circuit. Cir. Rule 28-2.6 states that there must be a “Statement of Related Cases” section on the [...]

18 Aug, 2015

Deciphering The Circuit Court of Appeals Rules

2019-03-18T18:47:25-05:00August 18th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The rules and requirements surrounding the U.S. circuit courts of appeals are complex, but the people at Cockle Legal Briefs have become experts on them. Cockle Legal Briefs has been producing top quality legal documents for over 90 years, and our staff of professionals— experienced in the unique practices of each circuit—can help you present [...]

16 Jul, 2015

Common Questions In Circuit Court Consultations

2019-03-18T18:47:26-05:00July 16th, 2015|Tags: , , |

The filing requirements in the thirteen federal circuit courts are complex, and often confusing. In addition to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, each circuit court operates under its own set of local rules—mandatory practice standards that periodically change, and sometimes conflict with the federal rules—and the various clerks’ offices often adhere to unwritten practices [...]

16 Jun, 2015

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals: Those Tricky Local Rules

2019-03-18T18:47:27-05:00June 16th, 2015|

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals—like all of the federal circuit courts—uses both the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP), as well as its own set of local rules (LR). The FRAP lays out general practice standards for all of the federal appellate courts, but also allows the circuits to issue their own rules that [...]

26 May, 2015

11th Circuit Court Of Appeals: A Unique And Challenging Appendix

2019-03-18T18:47:27-05:00May 26th, 2015|

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals—like all of the federal circuit courts—uses both the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP), as well as its own set of local rules. The FRAP lays out general practice standards for all of the federal appellate courts, but also allows the circuits to issue their own rules that can [...]

21 May, 2015

9th Circuit Frequently Asked Questions

2019-03-18T18:47:28-05:00May 21st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Where can I find information about electronic filing and the Appellate Electronic Case Files ("ECF") system? All information about electronic filing and Appellate ECF is available at http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/cmecf/ A list of frequently asked questions ("FAQs") concerning Appellate ECF is available at http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/cmecf/faqs What color should I use for the cover of my brief? Opening Brief [...]

21 Apr, 2015

3rd Circuit Court of Appeals: Beyond The Rules

2019-03-18T18:47:28-05:00April 21st, 2015|

The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals—like all of the federal circuit courts—uses both the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP), as well as its own set of local rules. The FRAP lays out general practice standards for all of the federal appellate courts, but also allows the circuits to issue their own rules that can [...]

2 Apr, 2015

5th Circuit Court of Appeals: Resources

2019-03-18T18:47:29-05:00April 2nd, 2015|

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals—like all of the federal circuit courts—uses both the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP), as well as its own set of local rules. The FRAP lays out general practice standards for all of the federal appellate courts, but also allows the circuits to issue their own rules that can [...]