When seeking discretionary appellate review in a court of last resort, such as the U.S. Supreme Court or a state's highest court, it's preferable to raise just one or two issues -- and no more than three issues should be raised unless absolutely necessary. Because the odds are squarely against any given case qualifying for discretionary review in a court of last resort, the possibility that a single case might raise three or more separate issues meriting discretionary high court review is highly improbable.
Monday, October 02, 2006
How many issues should you raise on appeal??
Here is some sound advice from Howard Bashman:
Posted by william at 7:41 AM