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Case Management Procedures in the Federal Courts of Appeals, Second Edition

Laural L. Hooper, D. Dean P. Miletich, Angelia N. Levy
January 1, 2011
Available Online Only

This report details the varying appellate practices and procedures of the U.S. courts of appeals within the generally uniform appellate scheme imposed by the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. Part I of the report highlights key variations from court to court; Part II describes in detail the case management procedures of each court.

The caseload data included in this report were collected in December 2010. More recent data are available at http://www.uscourts.gov/Statistics/FederalCourtManagementStatistics.aspx.