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Feb 7, 2014

BRIEFS FOR THE BRIEFS WRITER: Notices of appeal: The finality saga continues

This column’s main mantra for appeals is to appeal from any decision, order or judgment which could reasonably be construed as “appealable.”

Nov 27, 2013

Trial attorneys need to understand appeals standards of review

After a case has concluded at the circuit court level, losing litigants often consult their trial attorney concerning their chances on appeal.

May 15, 2013

Democrats delay vote on injunction bill

Minority Democrats in the state Assembly have delayed a final vote on a Republican bill that would allow attorneys to nullify injunctions blocking state laws.

May 14, 2013

Assembly to vote on bill blocking injunctions

The state Assembly is expected to take up a Republican bill that would allow attorneys to nullify court rulings blocking state laws by filing quick appeals.

Dec 22, 2011

Civil Procedure – appeals — insufficient briefs

2010AP2537 Ganta v. Gribble

Nov 28, 2011

Civil Procedure; Appeals

11-1665 & 08-2792 Gonzalez-Servin v. Ford Motor Co.

Jul 29, 2011

09-3953 Morisch v. U.S.

Civil Procedure Appeals; record

Jul 27, 2011

2011AP454 Brown v. Kuester

Civil Procedure Appeals; jurisdiction

Feb 16, 2011

2008AP2045 & 2009AP2322 Werner v. Hendree

Civil Procedure Appeals; final orders Where an order did not dispose of the entire litigation, it is not an appealable order. “First, we hold that the court of appeals improperly dismissed as untimely  Werner’s appeal of the order ruling that Hendree was ineligible for  indemnification, irrespective of the date on which the order was filed.  […]

Dec 21, 2010

2009AP2099 Admiral Insurance Company v. Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), et al.

Civil Procedure Appeals; jurisdiction Admiral Insurance Company and Chubb Custom Insurance Company appeal a judgment dismissing their claims against their insured, Paper Converting Machine Company. We initially decided the appeal on the merits, including the following language in a footnote: Admiral and Chubb purport to appeal from a judgment entered July 8, 2009 that, “[b]ased […]


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