Recent Practice Points

Seventh Circuit Reverses District Court in Judge Corruption Case

By Sanford Hausler – February 9, 2021 | The question before the court had been whether the corruption of the judge before whom he had been tried was sufficient to warrant a new trial.

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Seventh Circuit: Chapter 13 Debtors May Not Appeal In Forma Pauperis

By Sanford Hausler – June 25, 2020 | If the debtor is not able to pay its debts, it must seek relief under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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Supreme Court Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19

By Alicia Brenhaug – March 12, 2021 | Galvanized by the pandemic, the Supreme Court finally enters the era of technology.

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Privacy for Sale? The Third-Party Doctrine in the Digital Age

By Robert Koch – March 12, 2021 | Can law enforcement avoid the strictures of the Fourth Amendment?

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Sound Advice Podcasts

Basics of Appeal Bonds

Daniel Huckabay familiarizes appellate practitioners with the basic fundamentals of obtaining appeal bonds, so that they can help their clients stay enforcement of money judgments and protect their assets. (10:13min.)

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Practice Makes Perfect: Mock Oral Arguments and Effective Oral Advocacy

By Gary L. Sasso, Peter D. Webster and Christine R. Davis – April 9, 2020 | The key to successful oral advocacy is effective preparation. In this podcast, Carlton Fields attorneys Gary Sasso, Peter Webster, and Christine Davis discuss the importance of mock oral arguments in preparing for oral arguments on appeal and in trial court proceedings. (8:55 min.)

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