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Monthly Archives: May 2018

A Few Thoughts on Motions for Reconsideration

Posted in Georgia Court of Appeals, Trial Techniques, Writing

This week, I became involved in an appeal much later than I typically do. The Court of Appeals had already made its decision, and I drafted a motion for reconsideration for my new co-counsel. Typically, when I draft a motion for reconsiderayion, I am getting my ducks in a row for a petition for certiorari… Continue Reading

One-Liner of the Seminar Regarding the Goals of a Cert. Petition.

Posted in Supreme Court of Georgia, Writing

Last weekend, I chaired a two-day seminar on appellate and habeas practice. GACDL hosted the seminar at my alma mater, the Georgia State University College of Law. I’m jealous of their new building. We didn’t exactly have it tough at the old Urban Life Building, but the new kids are lucky to be in such… Continue Reading