The most effective procedural changes are those that reduce the burden of
writing and publishing opinions . ... opinion greatly increases court output , and
reducing the number of opinions published has a lesser , but still substantial ,
Author: Robert J. Martineau
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
An in-depth look at the nature and function of appellate courts, including general rule, litigation, exceptions, sua sponte, final judgment rule, state systems, initiating and perfecting an appeal, timeliness, standards of relief, purpose, content, modification or correction of record on appeal, effective brief writing, oral argument, internal operating procedures, time limitations, pre-hearing or summary disposition, opinions and mandates, written opinion, publication, and citation of opinions.