What happens when a partially incomplete judgment is appealed?
New Second Circuit briefing rules effective 5/31/19

For “Bridging the Gap” participants (and anyone else interested)

This morning I gave my annual 1-hour presentation on appellate practice at the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Bridging the Gap seminar for new lawyers. For them and anyone else who may be interested, here are PDFs copies of

While I preached against following forms, I’m happy to share samples of pleadings, writ applications, and other appellate filings; you can find them by following this link. A word of caution: the rules may have changed since these were written, and may change by the time you actually consult any of these samples. So check the rules, and if you see a conflict between the sample and a rule, follow the rule.


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