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7 Mar, 2017

Introduction to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

2019-03-18T18:47:18+00:00March 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

  The filing requirements in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit are complex.  In addition to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, the Ninth Circuit operates under its own set of Local Rules – mandatory practice standards that periodically change, and sometimes conflict with the Federal Rules – and the clerk’s [...]

6 Oct, 2015

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Information

2019-03-18T18:47:24+00:00October 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 [...]

21 May, 2015

9th Circuit Frequently Asked Questions

2019-03-18T18:47:28+00:00May 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 [...]

11 Dec, 2014

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Resources

2019-03-18T18:47:31+00:00December 11th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Quick Guide to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Website For people that are new to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals or are visiting the Court’s website for the first time, the Court offers a Quick Guide to getting started. This Guide is full of valuable resources and links. Here you can find information [...]

16 Sep, 2014

Circuit Court Consultation and Printing Services

2019-03-18T18:47:34+00:00September 16th, 2014|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 [...]

21 Aug, 2014

Unique Attributes of the Ninth Circuit

2019-03-18T18:47:34+00:00August 21st, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 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 Ninth Circuit. Cir. R. 28-2.6 states that there must be a “Statement of Related [...]

13 Jul, 2012

Ninth Circuit Ruling is Monumental for Those Suffering From Eating Disorders

2012-07-13T21:24:42+00:00July 13th, 2012|Tags: , , , |

Guest Post By Ann Marie Hopwood On July 12, 2012, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals summarily denied Blue Shield of California’s request for rehearing and rehearing en banc for the decision made in Harlick v. Blue Shield of California. In the decision made on June 4, 2012, the Ninth Circuit withdrew its prior [...]

15 Feb, 2011

Does the Constitution Require Same-Sex Marriage?

2019-03-18T18:48:06+00:00February 15th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Whether gay marriage is a good thing and whether the constitution requires it are two different questions. In this video from a recent Columbus Federalist Society debate, Volokh Conspirator Jonathan Adler, NRO "Bench Memos" blogger Ed Whelan, and Capital Law Prof. Mark Strasser debate the second question. (I moderate.)

6 Jan, 2011

Do Lies In The Courtroom Matter?

2019-03-18T18:48:08+00:00January 6th, 2011|Tags: , , , , |

A few weeks ago David Hinkson’s unusual case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court in the form of a petition for writ of certiorari. Hinkson was convicted by a jury for soliciting the murder of three federal officials. The conviction was a product of government witness, Elven Swisher, who wore a purple heart on the witness stand as he told the jury that he about his extensive combat duty in the Korean War. The problem was that Swisher had yet to join the military