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Appealing Partial Summary Judgment Under Rule 54(b)

Typically, a district court decision is appealable only if there has been a “final decision” on all claims in the case. 28 U.S.C. §1291. For example, a summary judgment of all claims in the case is appealable, but a partial summary judgment of only some of those claims typically is not appealable while the rest […]

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HOW DO I PURSUE OR DEFEND AN APPEAL?

By: Van Aaron Hughes If a court has entered a judgment against you, the appellate process is your first and often your best opportunity to overcome that adverse ruling.  Conversely, if you’ve gotten a decision in your favor from a trial court, your likely next task is to defend against the opposing party’s appeal. The […]

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