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Secondary & Practice Guides: Appeals/Appellate Procedure

This guide includes the Library's most current, updated secondary and practice guides.

Appeals/Appellate Procedure

See Also: Trial Technique/Advocacy

Appellate practice compendium. Dana Livingston, ed. (ABA, c2012)  KF 9050 .A944 2012

Federal appellate practice guide, Ninth Circuit. Ulrich, Thompson, and Kessler, P.C.; Sidley and Austin. (Lawyers Coop. Pub., 1994- ) KF 9054 9th. F43

Federal ninth circuit civil appellate practice. Dorothy W. Nelson, Christopher A. Goelz, Meredith J. Watts. (Rutter Group, 1995- )  KF 9054 9th .N44 (Reserve)

How to handle an appeal, 4th ed. Herbert Monte Levy. (PLI, 1999- )  KF 9050 .L4 1999 Online access via PLI Plus

A practical guide to appellate advocacy, 4th ed. Mary Beth Beazley. (Aspen Publishers, c2014)  KF 251 .B42 2014

A practitioner's guide to appellate advocacy. Anne Marie Lofaso, ed. (ABA, Section on Litigation, c2010)  KF 9050 .P73 2010

Principles of appellate litigation: a guide to modern practiceMark D. Harris.  (PLI, c2022)  Online access via PLI Plus

Supreme Court practice: for practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, 10th ed. (BNA, 2007-)  KF 9057 .S8 2013 (Reserve)

Winning an appeal: a basic primer for law students and new lawyers, 5th ed.  Myron Moskovitz.  (Carolina Academic Press, c2016) KF 9050 .M63 2016

Winning on appeal: better briefs and oral argument, 2nd ed. Ruggero J. Aldisert. (National Institute for Trial Advocacy, c2003)  KF 9050 .A935 2003


Appeals and writs in criminal cases. 3rd ed. Sarah H. Ruddy. (CEB, c2007- )  KFC 1174 .F582

California civil appellate practice, 3rd ed. Mitchell E. Abbott, et al. (CEB, c1996- )  KFC 1075 .C352

California practice guide. Civil appeals and writs. Jon B. Eisenberg, et al. (Rutter Group, 1989- )  KFC 1075 .E47 (Reserve) & Westlaw subscription database (ID/password required)*

Handling civil appeals: here's how and when to do it. Robert M. Dato. CEB Action Guide. (CEB, c2023)  KFC 995 .A1 C34 (Reserve & Online via CEB OnLaw)

Handling civil writs in the courts of appeal: here's how and when to do it.  Sharon Baumgold. Judge's perspective, the Honorable James R. Lambden (ret.). (CEB, c2022)  KFC 995.A1 C34 (Reserve & and Online via CEB OnLaw)

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