Author Archives: Steve Maher

There is a Quiet Revolution in Appellate Brief Writing

Is something lost when a Judge reads our argument only from an electronic screen? Steve Maher examines this question and offers suggestions about how to approach briefing in the ‘post-revolutionary” environment. CONTINUE READING...

Keep it Brief: What You Should Know About the Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure will take effect December 1, 2016. Steve Maher discusses the controversial change in reduction of type-volume limitations for appellate briefs. CONTINUE READING...