August 28, 2018 Articles

Appellate Sanctions: An Appellate Lawyer's Worst Enemy

All good appellate lawyers should know the rules governing appellate sanctions to protect their clients' bottom line . . . and their own.

By Sanford Hausler – August 28, 2018

The last thing you want to hear after losing your appeal is that your adversary has moved for sanctions or, worse yet, that the court has raised the issue on its own initiative. Despite the nightmare of such a scenario, all good appellate lawyers should know the rules governing appellate sanctions in the event that such knowledge becomes relevant to their practice.

 

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