We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Appellate

Appellate Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on appellate law. Coverage includes major cases in the federal courts of appeal, the U.S. Supreme Court, and state-level appeals courts, with a focus on petitions, briefs, oral arguments, decisions, and other major activity.



Sign up for a 7-day FREE trial today!



Latest News in Appellate

  • January 23, 2019

    Difficult Questions On Class Action Removal At High Court

    Based on the justices' questioning during oral arguments in Home Depot v. Jackson, the U.S. Supreme Court is grappling with the interplay of precedent, statutory text and policy issues concerning the Class Action Fairness Act, say Ryan Tosi and Scott Ofrias of K&L Gates LLP.

  • January 22, 2019

    Fed. Circ. Upholds Win For Verizon In GPS Patent Suit

    A Delaware federal court did not err in how it construed a claim term in a patent for GPS-guided maps asserted against Verizon affiliates, the Federal Circuit determined on Tuesday.

  • January 22, 2019

    Accused 9/11 Planner Wants DC Circ. To Review Case Again

    Alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammad has urged the D.C. Circuit to review his military commission case for a second time, arguing it needs to resolve a messy situation keeping a military appeal in limbo, as well as address alleged conflicts involving the judge in his case.

  • January 22, 2019

    Valeant Urges Fed. Circ. To Revive Antifungal Patent

    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board invalidated a patent covering Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ Jublia by expanding the definition of what the antifungal medication treated, the drugmaker told the Federal Circuit in a bid to revive the patent.

  • January 22, 2019

    High Court Turns Down Trio Of Employment Cases

    The U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to wade into three employment-related cases, including one that drew a statement by four conservative justices sharply rebuking the Ninth Circuit’s view of religious activity by public school employees.

See more Appellate news

Appellate

Areas of Coverage

  • LITIGATION
  • Petitions and notices of appeal in federal and state appeals courts
  • Appellant and opposition briefs
  • Solicitor general briefs
  • Oral arguments in appellate cases
  • Opinions handed down by appellate judges and panels
  • Bankruptcy appeals
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Federal and state regulation and legislation that affects appellate procedure
  • Legislative responses to or attempts to overturn appeals court decisions
  • PROFILES
  • Nominations and appointments of appellate judges and justices
  • Personnel moves

Readership

  • Appellate lawyers at top law firms
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Corporate counsel and compliance officers at Fortune 1000 companies
  • Information experts at law firms, agencies, and companies
  • Professors, students, and library staff at every accredited law school in the U.S.
  • Attorney and law firm marketing professionals