For civil trial and civil appellate lawyers who practice in federal court, this book sets out the rules for preserving complaints on appeal. Bradley attorney Stephen Parsley and his fellow authors focus on opinions from United States courts of appeals with citations from all circuits. Appendices include an invaluable checklist of preservation items with tools to help make additional and jurisdiction-specific research fast and convenient.
This guide sets out the rules for preserving complaints on appeal, beginning with a general approach to preservation rules. Chapters address pre-trial, trial, and post-trial preservation issues, as well as handling objections to a magistrate's ruling or recommendation. The book's focus on opinions from United States courts of appeals with citations from all circuits. Invaluable appendices make this an essential volume for lawyers who need to preserve complaints on appeal.The complete publication, Preserving Appellate Complaints in Federal Courts, was published on July 24, 2020 by the American Bar Association and can be purchased on the ABA website.