Tag Archives: appeals

How to Obtain a Stay of a Money Judgment Pending Appellate Review

In most cases, the filing of a notice of appeal does not automatically stay a judgment pending appeal. In our latest Florida Appellate Law Blog post, Fort Lauderdale associate Amy Wessel discusses how to obtain a stay of a money judgment while your appeal is pending. CONTINUE READING...

Original Proceedings: Part II – Second Tier Certiorari

Second-tier certiorari represents the only avenue for further review of a circuit court appellate decision. CONTINUE READING...

Original Proceedings: Part I – The Basics of Certiorari

In this post, which is the first in a series on original proceedings, Jennifer Sommerville and Suzanne Labrit provide a primer on the basics of common law certiorari jurisdiction and procedure with respect to non-final orders in civil cases. CONTINUE READING...

Motions for Rehearing: Rules 1.530(a) vs. 9.330(a)

What is the difference between the two rules? Simply put, one leaves the door open for new arguments while the other keeps it shut. CONTINUE READING...

Bracing for Impact: What Standard for Expert Testimony Will the Florida Supreme Court Choose?

We review the issues and arguments presented, and summarize the opposing positions, on the pending question of whether Daubert or Frye will be the standard for admissibility of expert evidence in Florida courts. CONTINUE READING...