Say your opposing counsel uncovered a South Carolina Supreme Court decision that just kills your case. You tried to distinguish it and use other techniques to deal with it, but the case is there. The trial court relied on it to toss your case, and the Court of Appeals will likely agree that the precedent controls.
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No, this is not about social media. We are talking about filing amicus curiae or “friend of the court” briefs in South Carolina appeals.
Amicus briefs got my attention when an outfit filed a Rule 213, SCACR, motion
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The South Carolina Court of Appeals clarified yesterday that respondents may raise on appeal issues that they lost on summary
Judge Harry Pregerson of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals co-authored a short article entitled, “The Seven Virtues of Appellate Brief Writing: An Update from the Bench,” 38 Southwestern L.Rev. 221 (2008).
I apologize for the headline. It is misleading because the South Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure do not provide for an addendum.
This differs from the federal rule.
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