Category Archives: Appellate Practice

Have lunch with Judge French of the NM Court of Appeals

This Friday, March 3, the Appellate Practice Section of the New Mexico State Bar is hosting a brown-bag (i.e. bring-your-own) lunch with Judge Stephen French of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. If you have any questions about practice before … Continue reading

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Justice Alito to visit Albuquerque on February 14

Justice Samuel Alito of the Supreme Court of the United States will be visiting Albuquerque on Tuesday, February 14, where he will hold a “Fireside Chat.” The event will be held at the old Federal Courthouse Building at 421 Gold … Continue reading

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Register for the NM Appellate Bench & Bar Conference on October 28

On Friday, October 28, the New Mexico Bench and Bar Conference will take place at the Supreme Court in Santa Fe. If you want to learn more about appellate practice in New Mexico, or ask questions of our appellate judges, … Continue reading

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Exemplary legal writing from 2015

The Green Bag has published a list of its exemplary legal writing honorees for 2015. The list contains opinions, law review articles, and books that you’ll enjoy reading, especially if you’re a law nerd like me.

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Read the March 2016 edition of “Appellate Issues.”

The ABA’s Council of Appellate Lawyers has published the March 2016 of Appellate Issues, which is full of articles that will be of interest to any appellate lawyer.

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Here’s the Summer 2015 edition of “Appellate Issues”

The ABA’s Council of Appellate Lawyers has published the Summer 2015 edition of their journal, Appellate Issues, which you can read at this link. The theme of this edition is “The Appellate Record: Adequate or Not?” and includes a number … Continue reading

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Tips and useful data on NM Supreme Court practice

At last Friday’s 26th Annual New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute, Justice Richard Bosson and Joey Moya, Clerk of the Court, gave an informative presentation on practice before the New Mexico Supreme Court. Here are some of the useful bits of … Continue reading

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Register now for the 2015 New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute

The 26th Annual New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. The full agenda has now been released, and highlights include: 1.  A keynote address by Judge Jimmie … Continue reading

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“The Art of Appellate Advocacy”

Jay O’Keeffe, who publishes “De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog,” has this post on a videotaped forum with six justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia, in which they discuss appellate practice. Although some of the content naturally focuses on … Continue reading

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Save the date for the 26th annual New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute

The New Mexico State Bar has announced that the 26th annual New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. This year’s keynote speaker will be the Honorable Jimmie … Continue reading

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