How long does an appeal in a federal criminal case take?
On May 8, 2014, the Federal Court of Appeal rendered judgment in Exeter v. Canada (Attorney General) on an appeal from an order of the Federal Court upholding a Prothonotary’s interlocutory order. The appellant submitted as a...more
From the beginning of time, the world has been in need of transcripts. Cavemen drew on cave walls trying to capture the events of their time. Egyptian Pharos had scribes that wrote on papyrus their thoughts, edicts, and...more
Scrolling down through the stories in a court reporting industry Facebook page, I came across some dialogue between court reporters about depositions being offered at an extremely low cost with the use of only audio being...more
The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new application which gives taxpayers the ability to directly view, print, and download tax return transcripts and account transcripts. ...more
This post is the fifth in an ongoing series about maximizing a party’s chances of prevailing on appeal. Filing a proper and timely notice of appeal is the first important task in the appellate process. Once a notice of...more
For a witness that is represented by counsel:
We will stipulate that the court reporter may be relieved of her duties under the code; that she will forward the original transcript to witness’ counsel for...more
My firm recently stenographically reported a two-week FINRA arbitration in Boston. Typically, there is no court reporter present for FINRA arbitrations. The official record is a simple cassette tape recorder that is turned...more
Court reporters in the State of California have minimum transcript rules that California Certified Shorthand Reporters must adhere to as regulated by the Court Reporters Board of California. Over the years I have heard...more
This edition of the Fast Five on Rhode Island Appellate Practice features the final chapter of the case that is commonly known in Rhode Island as the “Lead Paint Case.” Two decisions issued by the Rhode Island Supreme Court...more
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses how long a federal criminal appeal generally takes.
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One question that arises with some frequency is how to make a record of non-verbal conduct. Younger trial lawyers often lament about the tone or volume of voice, the gestures or the other non-verbal antics of opposing counsel...more
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