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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
New Trial Motions - what's jurisdictional, what isn't?
Here's a posttrial motion question: What's jurisdictional for a new trial motion: the filing fee, the notice of intent, and/or the supporting memo and affidavits? 4/1 provides some answers in today's published opinion here.
The murky swamplands of posttrial motion practice...
[5/21 update: See the MetNews article Time Limit for Filing Motion and Affidavits in Support Of New Trial Not Jurisdictional, C.A. Rules]
The 2d District's updated Court Calendar was posted here today. Use this to plan your vacations!
Feeling more federally inclined? Check out Judge Reinhardt's speech to his alma mater: