Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

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Appellate jurisdiction refers to the power of a court to hear appeals from lower courts.


Appellate jurisdiction includes the power to reverse or modify the lower court's decision. Appellate jurisdiction exists...

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Certiorari simply defined is a “writ” by which a higher court (such as an appellate court) reviews some lower court’s decision (such as a district court).

When a party loses in a court of law, often said party is...

Eisenstein's Underlying Complaint

Irwin Eisenstein was an employee of the City of New York ("the City"), and during his employment he lived in both New Jersey and the City. See U.S. ex rel. Eisenstein v. City of New York, 2006 WL 846376, at *1 (S.D.N.Y...