Appellate Practice

California Appeal

Provides appellate advocacy tools, tips, resources and news, primarily for lawyers practicing in California

California Appellate Report

"Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases."

California Business Litigation Blog

Discussion of California case law and legal issues of interest to clients and practitioners.

California Family Law Blog

Covers adoption, child support, divorce and other family law issues with a focus on California law.

California Labor & Employment Law Blog

"Keeps employers with workforces in California informed and current about ongoing legal developments affecting the workplace."

California Punitive Damages

This blawg discusses California punitive damages litigation.

Carlton Fields’ Class Action Blog

This blawg provides timely, educational, and thought-provoking information on the latest news and class action developments from federal and state courts—and on class action arbitrations—in the Southeast and across the country. The blog features summaries of recent cases and arbitration decisions, links to class action news stories, and short analysis pieces.

Circuit Splits

Authors aim to post timely reports and analysis of circuit splits among U.S. courts of appeals and other links of interest to appellate lawyers.

Colorado Appeals Reporter

"Reporting the latest on appeals in Colorado."

Crime & Federalism

"Daily commentary on criminal law, civil rights, and what's new and outrageous in the law."

Current Awareness

Current Awareness aims to provide up-to-date information regarding new case law, changes in legislation, and legal news of interest to lawyers in the United Kingdom.

De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog

Posts cover trial and appellate practice with a focus on Virginia.

Defense Newsletter Blog

"Breaking news supplementing the defense newsletter covering 11th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court Cases."

Direct Appeal

Direct Appeal has summaries of recent criminal appellate decisions by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals based in Denver.

Employment Class Action Blog

"Information and commentary on employment class action cases affecting employers."

Family Law Appeals in North Carolina

"Appellate practice blog for divorce practitioners in North Carolina."

Fast Five: Rhode Island Appellate Practice

"Providing five periodic updates on Rhode Island appellate law and pointers for practice before the Rhode Island Supreme Court."

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Bringing up-to-date information and news on federal criminal law in the state of Georgia.

Fifth Circuit Blog

Commentary and summaries of cases before the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Florida Appellate Lawyer

"A blog about Florida appellate practice, with legal writing tutorials, updates on recent Florida case law and the author's 'random thoughts' on topics related to Florida appellate practice."

Florida Criminal Law Opinions

Florida Criminal Law Opinions is intended to "provide a forum where criminal justice professionals, teachers and students could read and discuss recent criminal law decisions from Florida’s appellate courts."

Florida Rules Decisions

"Provides coverage of recent cases applying and interpreting the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure and Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure."

Fourth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary by a federal defender in the 4th Circuit.


"A commentary on jurisprudence under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act ("FSIA"), including a detailed analysis of trends in the case law and of recent developments. Also will discuss issues relating to head-of-state immunity and diplomatic immunity."

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

"Offering insight on the practice of appellate law and commentary from the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit Court of Appeals."