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How to Determine Whether an Order is “Final” for Appellate Purposes

An appellate court determines the finality of an order, judgment or decree when the order constitutes an end to the judicial labor in the cause and nothing further remains to be done by the court. Although this standard seems straightforward, its application often proves to be tricky. In this post, Amy Wessel explains how to navigate the nuances in determining whether an order is final for appellate purposes. CONTINUE READING...