Attorney's Guide to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Product ID: AK0224
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-604-5

You’ll proceed with confidence as the Guide walks you through the process of appealing to the Seventh Circuit. You’ll always know what to do next with the step-by-step guidance of experienced practitioners and court personnel. You’ll also be forewarned of known pitfalls — especially useful in an area of law you haven’t practiced before.

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You’ll proceed with confidence as the Guide walks you through the process of appealing to the Seventh Circuit. You’ll always know what to do next with the step-by-step guidance of experienced practitioners and court personnel. You’ll also be forewarned of known pitfalls — especially useful in an area of law you haven’t practiced before.

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1000+ pp.; 7th ed., 2020-21 

Summary of contents

  1. Organization of the Court
  2. Jurisdiction
  3. Expedited Appeals, Emergency Appeals, and Temporary Relief Pending Appeal
  4. Preparing and Filing the Appeal
  5. Record on Appeal
  6. Direct Criminal Appeals
  7. Habeas Corpus: Conflicts Between State and Federal Courts
  8. In Forma Pauperis Appeals; Appointed Counsel
  9. Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions
  10. Motion Practice
  11. Standards of Review
  12. The Brief
  13. Scheduling Oral Argument; Submission Without Oral Argument
  14. Presenting Oral Argument
  15. Proceedings After the Argument
  16. Damages, Double Costs, and Fees

Appendices

  • Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and Circuit Rules of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Operating Procedures
  • Plan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Federal Circuit to Supplement the Plans of the Several United States District Courts Within the Seventh Circuit

Keep current with supplements

The 2020-2021 revision includes a number of changes such as:

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Expanded time for filing a petition for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court because of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • A 2020 U.S. Supreme Court decision discussing what constitutes reviewable “questions of law” under 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(D)
  • A 2020 Seventh Circuit decision stating whether an appellee’s challenge to a district court’s class certification decision is outside the scope of appellate review
  • A new section on review of motions for compassionate release
  • The Seventh Circuit’s position on determining allocation of monetary sanctions among co-counsel, as shown in a 2020 Seventh Circuit decision

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